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Luria isabella (Isabell cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Cypraea isabella was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Recent; west Pacific. COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 10473]. It is extant. It is the type species of Basilitrona.

It was recombined as Basilitrona isabella by Iredale (1930), Steadman and Cotton (1943) and Steadman and Cotton (1946); it was recombined as Cypraea (Talparia) isabella by Ladd (1934); it was recombined as Luria (Basilitrona) isabella by Schilder (1941) and Coen (1949); it was recombined as Cypraea (Luria) isabella by Ladd (1977); it was recombined as Luria isabellae by Jung (1989); it was recombined as Luria isabella by Rosenberg et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea isabella Linnaeus p. 722
1930Basilitrona isabella Iredale
1934Cypraea (Talparia) isabella Ladd p. 218
1941Luria (Basilitrona) isabella Schilder p. 83
1943Basilitrona isabella Steadman and Cotton
1946Basilitrona isabella Steadman and Cotton
1949Luria (Basilitrona) isabella Coen
1977Cypraea (Luria) isabella Ladd p. 18 figs. Plate 1, figure 13
1989Luria isabellae Jung
2002Cypraea isabella Wilson p. 112
2006Luria isabella Rosenberg et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyLuriinaeSchilder 1832
genusLuria(Jousseaume 1884)

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.

No diagnoses are available