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Palaeocypraea corsicanana

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea corsicanana was named by Stephenson (1941) [m. kosnik taxon no: 2354]. Its type specimen is USNM 20894, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Palaeocypraea (Palaeocypraea) squyeri corsicanana by Schilder and Schilder (1971); it was recombined as Palaeocypraea (Palaeocypraea) corsicanana by Groves (1990) and Groves (1994); it was recombined as Palaeocypraea corsicanana by Darragh (2002); it was misspelled as Palaeocypraea corsicana by Groves et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Cypraea corsicanana Stephenson p. 642 figs. pl. 59, figs. 12- 13
1948Cypraea corsicanana Stephenson p. 642
1971Palaeocypraea (Palaeocypraea) squyeri corsicanana Schilder and Schilder p. 25,107
1990Palaeocypraea (Palaeocypraea) corsicanana Groves p. 275 figs. 3, 4
1994Palaeocypraea (Palaeocypraea) corsicanana Groves p. 27
2002Palaeocypraea corsicanana Darragh
2011Palaeocypraea corsicana Groves et al. p. 178

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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
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
genusPalaeocypraea
speciescorsicanana()

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