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Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea helvola was named by Linnaeus (1758) [m. kosnik taxon no: 10475]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Erosaria (Ravitrona) helvola by Schilder (1937) and MacNeil (1960); it was recombined as Erosaria (Erosaria) helvola by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); it was recombined as Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola by Okutaini (2000); it was misspelled as Cypraea helveola by Barnard (1962) and Wilson (2002); it was recombined as Erosaria helvola by Taki (1951) and Meyer (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea helvola Linnaeus
1937Erosaria (Ravitrona) helvola Schilder p. 201
1945Erosaria (Erosaria) helvola Ladd and Hoffmeister
1951Erosaria helvola Taki figs. pl. 94, fig. 8
1960Erosaria (Ravitrona) helvola MacNeil p. 51 figs. Plate 17, figures 2, 6
1962Cypraea helveola Barnard
2000Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola Okutaini p. 239
2002Cypraea helvola Wilson p. 112
2004Erosaria helvola Meyer

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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
subfamilyErosariinaeSchilder 1924
genusCypraeaTroschel 1863
subgenusErosaria
specieshelvola(Linnaeus 1758)

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