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Gisortia (Megalocypraea)

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Gisortia (Megalocypraea) was named by Schilder (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 121,614].

It was reranked as Megalocypraea by Woodring (1982) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Cypraeidae by Woodring (1982); to Gisortia by Groves (1992); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Gisortia (Megalocypraea) Schilder
1982Megalocypraea Woodring p. 725
1992Gisortia (Megalocypraea) Groves p. 101
2002Megalocypraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusGisortiaJousseaume 1884
subgenusMegalocypraeaSchilder 1927

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