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Staphylaea (Nuclearia)

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Nuclearia was named by Jousseaume (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R Sepkoski's reference number: 121]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Pustularia (Nuclearia) by Hirase (1936); it was reranked as Staphylaea (Nuclearia) by MacNeil (1960).

It was assigned to Pustularia by Hirase (1936); to Staphylaea by MacNeil (1960); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Nuclearia Jousseaume
1936Pustularia (Nuclearia) Hirase
1960Staphylaea (Nuclearia) MacNeil p. 51
2002Nuclearia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyErosariinaeSchilder 1924
genusStaphylaeaJousseaume 1884
subgenusNuclearia(Jousseaume 1884)

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