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Calyptraea (Calyptropsis)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeidae

Taxonomy
Calyptraea (Calyptropsis) was named by Tate (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 530]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Calyptropsis by Darragh (1970) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Calyptraea by Tate (1893); to Calyptraeidae by Darragh (1970); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Calyptraea (Calyptropsis) Tate p. 181
1970Calyptropsis Darragh
2002Calyptropsis Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
superfamilyCalyptraeoideaLamarck 1809
familyCalyptraeidaeLamarck 1809
genusCalyptraeaLamarck 1799
subgenusCalyptropsisTate 1893

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
Tate 1893Shell like Calptraea, but umbilicated, and with a columella insinuosity at the umbilical border.