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Bernaya (Protocypraea)

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Bernaya (Protocypraea) Schilder
1933Cypraea (Protocypraea) Ravn
1983Bernaya (Protocypraea) Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 103
1990Bernaya (Protocypraea) Groves p. 278
2002Protocypraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Protocypraea Darragh pp. 3-4
2011Bernaya (Protocypraea) Groves et al.

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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
subfamilyBernayinaeSchilder 1927
genusBernayaJousseaume 1884
subgenusProtocypraeaSchilder 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
ReferenceDiagnosis
L. T. Groves 1990Shell small to medium in size, shape moderately pyriform, somewhat constricted anteriorly, fossula smooth, concave, wide.