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Aporrhainae

Gastropoda - Aporrhaidae

Taxonomy
Aporrhainae was named by Gray (1850) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5437]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Strombacea by Sohl (1964); and to Aporrhaidae by Bouchet et al. (2005) and Kollmann (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Aporrhainae Gray
1964Aporrhainae Sohl p. 366
2005Aporrhainae Bouchet et al. p. 250
2009Aporrhainae Kollmann pp. 38. 51

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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
subfamilyAporrhainaeGray 1850
subfamilyAporrhainaeGray 1850

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, consisting of angular whorls; labral wing with borad adapical and abapical sinuses; 2 digitations in continuation of the noded angulations of the last whorl, proximal digitations, if present, variably attached to spire; rostrum relatively short (pl. 2, fig. 2)