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Cypraea tigris

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea tigris was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Miocene-Recent; Indo-Pacific. COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 10470]. It is extant. It is the type species of Cypraea, Cypraea (Cypraea).

It was recombined as Cypraea (Cypraea) tigris by Montfort (1810) and Ladd (1977); it was recombined as Vulgusella tigris by Jousseaume (1884).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea tigris Linnaeus
1810Cypraea (Cypraea) tigris Montfort p. 631
1879Cypraea tigris Martin p. 22
1884Vulgusella tigris Jousseaume
1977Cypraea (Cypraea) tigris Ladd p. 19
2002Cypraea tigris Wilson p. 110
2003Cypraea tigris 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
subfamilyCypraeinaeRafinesque 1815
genusCypraea
speciestigris

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