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Helicinidae

Gastropoda - Cycloneritimorpha - Helicinidae

Taxonomy
Helicinidae was named by Férussac (1822) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5277]. It is extant. Its type is Helicininae. It is the type family of Helicinoidea.

It was assigned to Prosobranchia by Gingerich (1987); to Neritoidea by Beesley (1998); to Neritacea by Kosnik (2002); and to Helicinoidea by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Helicinidae Férussac
1847Olygyridae Gray
1987Helicinidae Gingerich p. 293
1998Helicinidae Beesley p. 702
2002Helicinidae Kosnik p. 285
2005Helicinidae Bouchet et al. pp. 86, 246

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassNeritimorpha
orderCycloneritimorpha
superfamilyHelicinoideaFérussac 1822
familyHelicinidaeFérussac 1822
familyHelicinidaeFérussac 1822

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
No diagnoses are available