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Purpuradusta

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Purpuradusta was named by Schilder (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cypraea (Purpuradusta) by Okutaini (2000).

It was assigned to Cypraea by Okutaini (2000); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Erroneinae by Meyer (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Purpuradusta Schilder
2000Cypraea (Purpuradusta) Okutaini p. 233
2002Purpuradusta Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Purpuradusta Meyer

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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
subfamilyErroneinaeSchilder 1927
genusPurpuradustaSchilder 1939

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