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Cypraea tigris Linnaeus 1758 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 60045

Alternative combinations: Cypraea (Cypraea) tigris, Vulgusella tigris

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Cypraea according to C. P. Meyer 2003

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Austrocypraea), Cypraea (Bernayia), Cypraea (Bistolida) hirundo, Cypraea (Bistolida) kieneri, Cypraea (Conocypraea), Cypraea (Cribrarula), Cypraea (Cribrarula) cribraria, Cypraea (Cypraea), Cypraea (Cypropterina), Cypraea (Luponia), Cypraea (Notocypraea), Cypraea boucheti, Cypraea flaveola, Cypraea oakvillensis, Cypraea ohiroi, Cypraea pantherina, Cypraea pediculus, Cypraea pennae, Cypraea problematica, Cypraea sulcosa

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer