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Scoliostomatidae

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Scoliostomatidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Scoliostomatidae Frýda et al. p. 247
2005Scoliostomatidae Bouchet et al. p. 242
2017Scoliostomatidae Wagner

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

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. 2002Small, dextrally coiled, moderately high-spired gastropod shells with the final half whorl twisting outwards and backwards; aperture faces backwards, opposite to usual direction (in apertural view being at left side); shells with or without sinus or slit generating selenizone.