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Muracypraea grahami

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Cypraea grahami was named by Ingram (1947). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Cypraea (Muracypraea) henekeni by Weisbord (1962); it was recombined as Siphocypraea grahami by Petuch (1988); it was recombined as Muracypraea grahami by Landau and Marques da Silva (2010) and Landau and Groves (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Cypraea grahami Ingram pp. 130-131 figs. pl. 2, figs. 6, 7
1947Cypraea rugosa Ingram pp. 131-132 figs. pl. 2, figs. 8, 9
1988Siphocypraea grahami Petuch p. 98
1988Siphocypraea rugosa Petuch p. 98
2010Muracypraea grahami Landau and Marques da Silva p. 36
2011Muracypraea grahami Landau and Groves p. 3

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
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.

Muracypraea grahami Ingram 1947
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Invalid names: Cypraea rugosa Ingram 1947 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: omnivoref
Diet 2: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:50:11
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:50:11
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Zanclean to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 5.33300 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Venezuela Cypraea rugosa (179643)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Venezuela Muracypraea grahami (111010)