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Macrocypraea zebra

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea zebra was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Trona (Macrocypraea) zebra by Schilder (1939); it was recombined as Cypraea (Trona) zebra by Weisbord (1962); it was recombined as Macrocypraea zebra by Jung (1971).

Synonyms
  • Cypraea exanthema was named by Linnaeus (1767) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cypraea (Trona) zebra by Weisbord (1962); it was synonymized subjectively with Macrocypraea zebra by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea zebra Linnaeus p. 719
1767Cypraea exanthema Linnaeus p. 1172
1939Trona (Macrocypraea) zebra Schilder p. 30
1962Cypraea (Trona) zebra Weisbord p. 234
1971Macrocypraea zebra Jung p. 181

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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
subfamilyCypraeinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMacrocypraeaWoodring 1957
specieszebra(Linnaeus 1758)

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