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Staphylaea Jousseaume 1884 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10498

Alternative spellings: Cypraea (Staphylaea), Erosaria (Staphylaea)

Parent taxon: Erosariinae according to J. L. Soriano 2006

Sister taxa: Erosaria, Erosariini, Monetaria, Naria, Nucleolaria, Propustularia

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Staphylaea) nucleus, Staphylaea (Nuclearia), Staphylaea (Staphylaea), Staphylaea granulata, Staphylaea limacina

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer