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Scoliostomatinae

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Scoliostomatidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Scoliostomatinae Frýda et al.
2005Scoliostomatinae Bouchet et al. p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyLoxonematoidea(Koken 1889)
familyScoliostomatidae
subfamilyScoliostomatinae
subfamilyScoliostomatinae

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
J. Frýda et al. 2002Scoliostomatids with the final half whorl becoming free and twisting both upwards and backwards on itself; aperture faces backwards and situated at about mid-height on spire; constriction of gerontic whorl not present; shells with and without sinus or slit generating selenizone; shell ornamentation consisting of distinct collabral elements and/or spiral elements.