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Palaeocypraea

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Palaeocypraea was named by Schilder (1928) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith T Than. TYPE LOCALITY: Danian, Denmark].

It was reranked as Cypraea (Palaeocypraea) by Ravn (1933).

It was assigned to Cypraea by Ravn (1933); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cypraeidae by Darragh (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Palaeocypraea Schilder p. 17
1933Cypraea (Palaeocypraea) Ravn
2002Palaeocypraea Darragh p. 357
2002Palaeocypraea 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
genusPalaeocypraea

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