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Strombacea (disused)

Gastropoda - Mesogastropoda

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Strombacea Rafinesque
1964Strombacea Sohl p. 366
1983Strombacea Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 101
1988Stromboidea Ponder and Warén p. 299
1992Strombacea Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 102
1998Stromboidea Beesley p. 766
2001Stromboidea Todd
2003Stromboidea Jeffery
2004Stromboidea Harzhauser p. 127
2004Stromboidea Stilwell et al. pp. 27, 30
2005Stromboidea Bouchet et al. p. 252
2006Stromboidea Vega et al. p. 325
2007Stromboidea Harzhauser p. 105
2013Stromboidea Squires p. 828

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderMesogastropodaThiele 1925
superfamilyStrombaceaRafinesque 1815
superfamilyStrombaceaRafinesque 1815

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.

R. L. Squires 2013Shell more or less fusiform (can be low-conical to turreted). Shell growth determinate. Protoconch high and conical, with about four rounded whorls (total height about 1 mm) in species with planktotrophic development. Columella can be drawn out. Aperture with channel at anterior end. Outer lip of mature shell thickened and commonly expanded wing-like or into finger-like processes (Bandel, 2007, p. 102).