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Zoila Jousseaume 1884 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10703

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Zoila)

Synonyms: Gigantocypraea Schilder 1927 (no. 9892), Zoila (Gigantocypraea) Schilder 1927 (no. 335734)

Parent taxon: Cypraeorbinae according to T. A. Darragh 2011

Sister taxa: Cypraeorbis, Protocypraea, Umbilia

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Zoila) itoigawai, Zoila (Zoila), Zoila campestris, Zoila chathamensis, Zoila didymorhyncha, Zoila dolichorhyncha, Zoila fodinata, Zoila gigas, Zoila glomerabilis, Zoila mulderi, Zoila platypyga, Zoila viathomsoni

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer