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Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) semen

Gastropoda - Eocypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea semen was named by Cooke (1919) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; Caribbean.]. Its type specimen is USNM 166965, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM 3652, 5312, which is in a Ypresian/Bartonian coastal tar in Cuba.

It was recombined as Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) semen by Schilder (1941).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Cypraea semen Cooke p. 114 figs. pl. 1, fig. 10
1941Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) semen Schilder p. 103

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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)
familyEocypraeidaeSchilder 1924
subfamilyEocypraeinaeSchilder 1924
genusEocypraeaSchilder 1927
subgenusApiocypraea
speciessemen()

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