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Siphocypraea Heilprin 1897 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10471

Alternative spelling: Akleistostoma (Siphocypraea)

Synonyms: Calusacypraea Petuch 1996 (no. 82792), Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) Petuch 2004 (no. 82794), Cypraeactaeon White 1887 (no. 342801), Myakkacypraea Petuch 2004 (no. 340539), Pahayokea Petuch 2003 (no. 340537), Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) Petuch 2003 (no. 340536)

Parent taxon: Cypraeidae according to E. J. Petuch 2004

Sister taxa: Afrozoila, Akleistostoma, Archicypraeinae, Bernayinae, Bistolidinae, Cypraeinae, Cypraeorbis, Cypraeovulinae, Erosariinae, Erroneinae, Eucypraea, Fossacypraea, Gisortia, Gisortiinae, Luriinae, Mandolina, Megalocypraea, Nariinae, Nesiocypraea, Notadusta, Ovulum, Palaeocypraea, Proadusta, Pseudadusta, Pseudocypraeinae, Pseudozonariinae, Pustulariinae, Pustulariopsis, Semicypraea, Umbilia, Zonariinae

Subtaxa: Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) kelleyi, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) myakka, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) schnireli, Calusacypraea briani, Calusacypraea globulina, Calusacypraea sarasotaensis, Calusacypraea tequesta, Cypraeactaeon pennai, Siphocypraea (Okeechobea), Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) alligator, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) aspenae, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) basingerensis, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) erici, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) gabrielleae, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) josiai, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) kissimmeensis, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) mansfieldi, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) parodizi, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) penningtonorum, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) rucksorum, Siphocypraea (Siphocypraea), Siphocypraea almirantensis, Siphocypraea amandusi, Siphocypraea cannoni, Siphocypraea dimasi, Siphocypraea duerri, Siphocypraea griffini, Siphocypraea grovesi, Siphocypraea macrovoluta, Siphocypraea merriami, Siphocypraea metae, Siphocypraea mulepenensis, Siphocypraea pennai, Siphocypraea philemoni, Siphocypraea posei, Siphocypraea problematica, Siphocypraea transitoria, Siphocypraea trippeana, Siphocypraea tristensis

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Type: Cypraea problematica

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer