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Cypraeorbis

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Cypraeorbis Conrad p. 31
1927Cypraeorbis Schilder
1939Cypraeorbis perplexa Schilder
1947Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) Gardner p. 540
1948Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) Gardner p. 213
1996Cypraeorbis Garvie p. 56
1997Cypraeorbis Petuch p. 129
2002Cypraeorbis Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cypraeorbis Dolin and Lozouet p. 18
2004Loxacypraea Petuch
2010Loxacypraea Landau and Marques da Silva p. 38
2011Cypraeorbis Darragh p. 4

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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
tribeCypraeorbini(Schilder 1927)
genusCypraeorbisConrad 1865

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
C. L. Garvie 1996Shell 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.