Buccinoidea

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Buccinoidea
A shell of Penion cuvieranus cuvieranus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Rafinesque, 1815
Families

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Buccinoidea is a taxonomic superfamily of very small to large predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks.

This superfamily is in the clade Neogastropoda according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005). It was previously placed within the infraorder Neogastropoda according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Ponder & Lindberg, 1997).

Families[edit]

There are six families within Buccinoidea in the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi (2005):

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