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Cypraea (Austrocypraea)

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Taxonomy
Cypraea (Austrocypraea) was named by Cossmann (1903) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-u T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 614, 909]. Its type is Cypraea (Luponia) contusa.

It was Lyncina (Austrocypraea) by Yates (2009); it was reranked as Austrocypraea by Sepkoski (2002) and Dolin and Pacaud (2009).

It was assigned to Cypraea by Cossmann (1903); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Austrocypraeini by Dolin and Pacaud (2009); and to Lyncina by Yates (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Cypraea (Austrocypraea) Cossmann figs. pl. 9 f. 11-12
1925Prolyncina Schilder
2002Austrocypraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Austrocypraea Dolin and Pacaud p. 286
2009Lyncina (Austrocypraea) Yates p. 27

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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
subgenusAustrocypraea

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