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Notocypraea goudeyi

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Notocypraea goudeyi was named by Fehse (2011) [Notocypraea sp.; Fehse 2010: pl. 2, fi g. 4]. Its type specimen is WAM 10.31, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Roe Plains, 25 miles east of Madura, Eyre Highway, which is in a Gelasian shoreface grainstone in the Roe Calcarenite Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Notocypraea goudeyi Fehse pp. 180 - 182 figs. 1A-P

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCypraeovulinaeSchilder 1927
genusNotocypraeaSchilder 1927
speciesgoudeyi

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. Fehse 2011Small-sized, somewhat fragile, slightly pyriform, with spaced, weak apertural dentition; labral denticles continued as short folds onto ventrum; 17-21 columellar teeth1, 19-23 labral teeth, the latter exceeding usually the former; maximum globosity at the posterior third; apex covered by callus.