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Macrocypraea anguillana

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea anguillana was named by Cooke (1919) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; Caribbean.]. Its type specimen is USNM 166963, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM 6893. Crocus Bay, hill on road side on descent to Crocus Bay from valley, which is in a Burdigalian/Serravallian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone/limestone in the Anguilla Formation of Anguilla.

It was recombined as Macrocypraea anguillana by Perrilliat et al. (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Cypraea anguillana Cooke p. 114 figs. pl. 1, figs. 9
2003Macrocypraea anguillana Perrilliat et al. p. 46

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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
subfamilyCypraeinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMacrocypraeaWoodring 1957
speciesanguillana()

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