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Ophiletidae

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Ophiletidae

Taxonomy
Ophiletidae was named by Knight (1956) [Originally a subfamily, but elevated to familial status by Wagner (1999b: 71).]. Its type is Ophileta. It is the type family of Ophiletoidea.

It was assigned to Euomphaloidea by Morris and Cleevely (1981); and to Ophiletoidea by Wagner (1999) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Ecculiomphalinae Wenz
1956Ophiletidae Knight
1981Ophiletidae Morris and Cleevely
1999Ophiletidae Wagner p. 71
2005Ophiletidae Bouchet et al. p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyOphiletoidea
familyOphiletidae
familyOphiletidae

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
No diagnoses are available