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Mauritia arabica

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea arabica was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. It is the type species of Arabica.

It was recombined as Arabica arabica by Jousseaume (1884); it was recombined as Mauritia (Arabica) arabica by Gilbert (1963); it was recombined as Cypraea (Mauritia) arabica by Ladd (1977); it was recombined as Mauritia arabica by Meyer (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea arabica Linnaeus p. 718
1879Cypraea arabica Martin p. 22
1884Arabica arabica Jousseaume
1963Mauritia (Arabica) arabica Gilbert p. 56
1977Cypraea (Mauritia) arabica Ladd p. 19
2002Cypraea arabica Wilson p. 112
2004Mauritia arabica Meyer p. 150

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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
subfamilyCypraeinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMauritia(Troschel 1863)
speciesarabica()

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