Limacinoidea

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Limacinoidea
Limacina helicina 7.jpg
a free-floating Limacina helicina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Euopisthobranchia
clade Thecosomata
Superfamily: Limacinoidea
Gray, 1840

The superfamily Limacinoidea is a taxonomic group of small floating sea snails, pelagic marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusks.[1]

Families[edit]

These families previously belonged to the superfamily Cavolinioidea.

Families brought into synonymy
  • Spiratellidae Dall, 1921: synonym of Limacinidae
  • Spirialidae Chenu, 1859: synonym of Limacinidae

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Limacinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=411902 on 2012-07-19