Turbinoidea

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Turbinoidea
Astraea heliotropium.JPG
Astraea heliotropium, a turbinid
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Turbinoidea
Rafinesque, 1815
Families

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Turbinoidea was a superfamily of small to large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Vetigastropoda (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005). But it has become an available name, because it is no longer used in the current taxonomy of gastropods sensu Williams et al. (2008).[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

2005 taxonomy[edit]

Turbinoidea belongs to clade Vetigastropoda according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

This superfamily consisted of the three following families (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005):

2008 taxonomy[edit]

According to Williams et al. (2008)[1] the following moves were made:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Williams S. T., Karube S. & Ozawa T. (September 2008) "Molecular systematics of Vetigastropoda: Trochidae, Turbinidae and Trochoidea redefined". Zoologica Scripta 37(5): 483-506. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2008.00341.x

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