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Cheilea equestris

Gastropoda - Hipponicidae

Taxonomy
Patella equestris was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Mitrularia equestris by Krebs (1864) and Hanna (1926); it was recombined as Cheilea equestris by Weisbord (1962) and Vokes (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Patella equestris Linnaeus
1864Mitrularia equestris Krebs p. 69
1926Mitrularia equestris Hanna p. 451
1962Cheilea equestris Weisbord p. 202
1975Cheilea equestris Vokes p. 170

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyHipponicidaeTroschel 1861
genusCheileaModeer 1793
speciesequestris(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