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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conidae
Subfamily: Clathurellinae
H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858

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Borsoniinae A. Bellardi, 1875
Pseudotominae A. Bellardi, 1888
Diptychomitrinae L. Bellardi, 1888
Mitrolumnidae Sacco, 1904
Mitromorphinae Casey, 1904
Lorinae Thiele, 1925

Clathurellinae was a subfamily of small to quite large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Conidae.[1]

In 2011 this subfamily was split into three new families: Borsoniidae, Mitromorphidae and Clathurellidae [2]


Genera in the subfamily Clathurellinae used to include:[3] The following list is maintained for historical reasons.



  1. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.) (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia 47(1-2). ISBN 3-925919-72-4. 397 pp.
  2. ^ Bouchet P., Kantor Yu.I., Sysoev A. & Puillandre N. (2011) A new operational classification of the Conoidea. Journal of Molluscan Studies 77: 273-308.
  3. ^ a b WoRMS (2010). Clathurellinae. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2010-04-01
  4. ^ Bouchet, P; A. Sysoev (November 2001). "Typhlosyrinx -like tropical deep-water turriform gastropods (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conoidea)". Journal of Natural History. 35 (11): 1693–1715. doi:10.1080/002229301317092405. Retrieved 2010-03-31. .

Further reading[edit]

  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.

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