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Macrocypraea

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Macrocypraea was named by Woodring (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Trona (Macrocypraea) by Schilder (1939); it was reranked as Cypraea (Macrocypraea) by Petuch (1990).

It was assigned to Trona by Schilder (1939); to Cypraea by Petuch (1990); to Cypraeidae by Todd (2001); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cypraeinae by Soriano (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Trona (Macrocypraea) Schilder p. 30
1957Macrocypraea Woodring
1990Cypraea (Macrocypraea) Petuch p. 97
2001Macrocypraea Todd
2002Macrocypraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Macrocypraea Soriano p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCypraeinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMacrocypraeaWoodring 1957

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available