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Meyer C. 2003. Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 79: 401-459.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Classification

Meyer (2003) classified this species as Adusta pulchella; in Meyer (2004) he reported new molecular data that ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Taxonomy

Generic placement is based on the molecular work of Meyer (2003). Some authors have previously placed species in ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Taxonomy

Meyer's Cowrie Genomic Database and Meyer (2003) list this taxon as valid, based on mitochondrial DNA sequencing. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Taxonomy

This taxon has been supported by molecular characters. However, it shares a more recent ancestry with Blasicrura ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type species

Contradusta walkeri (Sowerby I, 1832) is the type species of the genus Contradusta Meyer, 2003. [details]