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Harpagodinae

Gastropoda - Aporrhaidae

Taxonomy
Harpagodidae was named by Pchelintsev (1963) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9986].

It was reranked as the subfamily Harpagodinae by Bouchet et al. (2005) and Kollmann (2009).

It was assigned to Stromboidea by Ponder and Warén (1988); and to Aporrhaidae by Bouchet et al. (2005) and Kollmann (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Harpagodidae Pchelintsev
1988Harpagodidae Ponder and Warén p. 299
2005Harpagodinae Bouchet et al. p. 250
2009Harpagodinae Kollmann pp. 51 - 52

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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
subfamilyHarpagodinae(Pchelintsev 1963)
subfamilyHarpagodinae(Pchelintsev 1963)

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 2009Globular to moderately high-spired large shells with narrow basal and broad subsutural notch; whorls convex to strongly angular, with dominant spiral sculpture; last whorl bearing at least 5 spiral ribs or ribbons extending to broadly expanded labral wing, where they end in spines; strongly bent and sometimes bipartite rostra (pl. 2, fig. 3,4).