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Trona trinitatensis

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea trinitatensis was named by Mansfield (1925) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; Trinidad and Tobago.]. Its type specimen is USNM 352686, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 8299, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.

It was recombined as Trona (Macrocypraea) trinitatensis by Schilder (1939); it was recombined as Macrocypraea trinitatensis by Schilder and Schilder (1971); it was recombined as Trona trinitatensis by Landau and Groves (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Cypraea trinitatensis Mansfield p. 49 figs. pl. 8, fig. 10
1939Trona (Macrocypraea) trinitatensis Schilder p. 30
1947Cypraea fossula Ingram p. 4 figs. pl. 1, fig. 3
1971Macrocypraea trinitatensis Schilder and Schilder p. 164
2011Trona trinitatensis Landau and Groves p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyLuriinaeSchilder 1832
genusTronaJousseaume 1884
speciestrinitatensis()

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