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Afrocypraea

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Afrocypraea was named by Schilder (1932) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. Its type is Cypraea chubbi.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bernayinae by Soriano (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Afrocypraea Schilder
2002Afrocypraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Afrocypraea Soriano p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyBernayinaeSchilder 1927
genusAfrocypraeaSchilder 1932

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