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Staphylaea

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Staphylaea was named by Jousseaume (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Erosaria (Staphylaea) by Schilder (1927); it was reranked as Cypraea (Staphylaea) by Ladd (1977).

It was assigned to Erosaria by Schilder (1927); to Nariinae by MacNeil (1960); to Cypraea by Ladd (1977); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Erosariinae by Meyer (2003) and Soriano (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Staphylaea Jousseaume p. 97
1927Erosaria (Staphylaea) Schilder
1960Staphylaea MacNeil p. 51
1977Cypraea (Staphylaea) Ladd p. 24
2002Staphylaea Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Staphylaea Meyer
2006Staphylaea 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
subfamilyErosariinaeSchilder 1924
genusStaphylaeaJousseaume 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