|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Gastropoda - Cypraeidae
It was reranked as Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) by Gardner (1947) and Gardner (1948).
It was assigned to Cypraea by Gardner (1947) and Gardner (1948); to Cypraeidae by Petuch (1997); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Cypraeinae by Dolin and Lozouet (2004); and to Cypraeorbinae by Schilder (1927), Garvie (1996) and Darragh (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1865||Cypraeorbis Conrad p. 31|
|1939||Cypraeorbis perplexa Schilder|
|1947||Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) Gardner p. 540|
|1948||Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) Gardner p. 213|
|1996||Cypraeorbis Garvie p. 56|
|1997||Cypraeorbis Petuch p. 129|
|2002||Cypraeorbis Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2004||Cypraeorbis Dolin and Lozouet p. 18|
|2010||Loxacypraea Landau and Marques da Silva p. 38|
|2011||Cypraeorbis Darragh p. 4|
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|C. L. Garvie 1996||Shell oval to pyriform, aperture posteriorly expanded. Back usually smooth and with one or more brown spots. Both ends sometimes caniculate and appearing notched in the dorsal view. Columellaf teeth set back from the margin, end tooth deeply set and forming an elongate weak terminal ridge.|