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Ovatipsa

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Ovatipsa was named by Iredale (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Bistolidini by Meyer (2003); and to Bistolidinae by Soriano (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Ovatipsa Iredale
2002Ovatipsa Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ovatipsa Meyer
2006Ovatipsa Soriano

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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
subfamilyBistolidinae()
genusOvatipsaIredale 1931

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