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Cypraea (Lyncina) lynx

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea lynx was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Recent; Indo-Pacific. COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 10469]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Cypraea (Lyncina) lynx by Tryon (1883) and Ladd (1977); it was recombined as Lyncina lynx by Cernohorsky (1967).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea lynx Linnaeus p. 721
1879Cypraea lynx Martin p. 23
1883Cypraea (Lyncina) lynx Tryon p. 198
1967Lyncina lynx Cernohorsky p. 66
1977Cypraea (Lyncina) lynx Ladd p. 19
2002Cypraea lynx Wilson p. 110

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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
subfamilyLuriinaeSchilder 1832
genusCypraea(Troschel 1863)
subgenusLyncina
specieslynx()

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