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Archicypraea

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Archicypraea was named by Schilder (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno T Eo-u]. Its type is Cypraea lioyi. It is the type genus of Archicypraeinae.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Bernayinae by Soriano (2006); and to Archicypraeinae by Schilder (1927) and Dolin and Pacaud (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Archicypraea Schilder
2002Archicypraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Archicypraea Soriano p. 53
2009Archicypraea Dolin and Pacaud p. 279

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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
subfamilyArchicypraeinaeSchilder 1927
genusArchicypraea

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