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Clathurellinae

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Clathurellinae Adams and Adams
1988Clathurellinae Ponder and Warén p. 307
1990Clathurellinae Beu et al. pp. 417, 419
1996Clathurellinae Sysoev p. 24
2005Clathurellinae Bouchet et al. p. 256
2011Clathurellidae Bouchet et al. p. 279

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
subfamilyClathurellinaeAdams and Adams 1858
subfamilyClathurellinaeAdams and Adams 1858

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
P. Bouchet et al. 2011Shell small- to medium-sized (5–40, usually 10– 20 mm), fusiform to broadly fusiform, subsutural ramp usually unclearly separated. Sculpture mostly strong, usually cancellate, subsutural fold lacking. Shell surface often microgranular. Apertural armature often well developed, in the form of pleats and denticles on both inner and outer lips; no true columellar pleats. Siphonal canal well expressed, moderately long. Anal sinus on subsutural ramp, deep, often (sub)tubular. Protoconch typically multispiral, up to six whorls, generally smooth with keeled last whorls; when paucispiral, protoconch usually smooth or spirally striated, sometimes with remaining carination in last portion. Operculum always absent. Radula of hypodermic marginal teeth that usually have relatively small solid basal part (Fig. 5). Distinct ligaments not found. At their tip, teeth can have a weak barb.