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Peristerniinae

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Peristerniinae Tryon
2003Peristerniinae Snyder p. 22
2005Peristerniinae Bouchet et al. p. 255
2006Peristerniinae Vermeij and Snyder
2008Peristerniinae Lyons and Snyder p. 226
2009Peristerniinae Harzhauser et al. p. 351

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyPeristerniinaeTryon 1880
subfamilyPeristerniinaeTryon 1880

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
G. J. Vermeij and M. A. Snyder 2006Teleoconch from about 12 mm to more than 120 mm in length, fusiform, solid; aperture relatively narrow, its length:breadth typically between 2.0 and 3.0; inner lip usually with adapical parietal denticle and with two to four abapical folds, including large fold at entrance to siphonal canal; inner side of outer lip of adults usually lirate; central cord well expressed; edge of central sector of outer lip usually convex.