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Muracypraea henekeni

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Cypraea henikeni was named by Sowerby (1850) [Lectotype designated by Pflug 1961.]. Its type specimen is BM(NH) G83940, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was corrected as Cypraea henekeni by Maury (1917) and Anderson (1929); it was recombined as Cypraea (Muracypraea) henekeni by Weisbord (1962); it was recombined as Siphocypraea (Muracypraea) henekeni by Olsson (1964); it was recombined as Muracypraea henekeni by Groves (1997), DeVries et al. (2006) and Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Cypraea henikeni Sowerby p. 45 figs. pl. 9, fig. 3
1911Cypraea henikeni Brown and Pilsbry p. 357
1917Cypraea henekeni Maury p. 113
1929Cypraea henekeni Anderson p. 139
1939Siphocypraea quagga Schilder p. 25 figs. fig. 28
1962Cypraea (Muracypraea) henekeni Weisbord p. 236
1964Siphocypraea (Muracypraea) henekeni Olsson pp. 176-177 figs. pi. 31, figs. 3-3a
1997Muracypraea henekeni Groves pp. 152 - 153 figs. Plate 1, figures 4, 5, and 6
2006Muracypraea henekeni DeVries et al. p. 103
2010Muracypraea henekeni Landau and Marques da Silva p. 37

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCypraeinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMuracypraeaWoodring 1957

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.

No diagnoses are available