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Mauritia

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea (Mauritia) was named by Troschel (1863) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 121]. It is extant. Its type is Cypraea mauritiana.

It was reranked as Mauritia by Sepkoski (2002) and Dolin and Lozouet (2004).

It was assigned to Cypraea by Troschel (1863) and Ladd (1977); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cypraeinae by Dolin and Lozouet (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Cypraea (Mauritia) Troschel
1884Arabica Jousseaume
1963Mauritia (Arabica) Gilbert p. 56
1977Cypraea (Mauritia) Ladd p. 19
2002Arabica Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Mauritia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Mauritia Dolin and Lozouet p. 19

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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
genusMauritia(Troschel 1863)

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