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Cypraea problematica

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea problematica was named by Heilprin (1886) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Florida.]. It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Siphocypraea.

It was recombined as Siphocypraea problematica by Heilprin (1887), Schilder (1941) and Doneddu and Manunza (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Cypraea problematica Heilprin
1887Siphocypraea problematica Heilprin p. 120
1941Siphocypraea problematica Schilder p. 82
1996Siphocypraea problematica Doneddu and Manunza p. 4

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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
genusCypraea
speciesproblematicaHeilprin 1886

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