Order Pleurotomariida Cox and Knight 1960 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida

Alternative spelling: Pleurotomariina

Full reference: L. R. Cox and J.B. Knight. 1960. Suborders of the Archaeogastropoda. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 33:262-264

Parent taxon: Vetigastropoda according to A. Nützel et al. 2018

See also Knight et al. 1960, Nützel and Ketwetsuriya 2016, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Amberleyoidea, Angarioidea, Blodgettella, Cirroidea, Crosseolidae, Fissurelloidea, Frydatinus, Haliotoidea, Jurassiphorus, Lepetelloidea, Lepetodriloidea, Microdomatoidea, Neomphaloidea, Nodoconus, Pendromidae, Ptychomphaloidea, Purkynespira, Schizogonioidea, Scissurelloidea, Seguenzioidea, Selenimorpha, Trochina, Trochoidea, Turbinoidea

Subtaxa: Fissurellacea Pleurotomarioidea

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

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