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Dimorphosominae

Gastropoda - Aporrhaidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Dimorphosominae Kollmann pp. 53 - 54

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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
superfamilyStromboidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyAporrhaidaeGray 1850
subfamilyDimorphosominae
subfamilyDimorphosominae

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
H. A. Kollmann 2009Spire high; whorls convex or angular, with collabral sculpture or nodes; last whorl bi-angulate, sometimes tri-angulate, sculpture reduced; adapical angulation passing into sharp dorsal crest of single digitation which is lanceolate and more or less bent upwards; rostrum of short to medium length (pl. 2, fig. 8).