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Cypraea (Lyncina) vitellus

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea vitellus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [m. kosnik taxon no: 10468]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Cypraea (Lyncina) vitellus by Okutaini (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cypraea vitellus Linnaeus
2000Cypraea (Lyncina) vitellus Okutaini p. 227
2002Cypraea vitellus 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
speciesvitellus()

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