Nerineidae

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Nerineidae
Bactroptyxis trachaea 041811.jpg
Bactroptyxis trachaea, Aubry-en-exmes, Normandy, France; Middle Jurassic (Bathonian).
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
informal group Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Nerineoidea
Family: Nerineidae
Zittel, 1873

The Nerineidae is an extinct taxonomic family of fossil sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the informal group Lower Heterobranchia.[1]

Genera[edit]

Genera within the family Nerineidae include:

Bactroptyxis trachaea, Aubry-en-exmes, Normandy, France; Middle Jurassic (Bathonian). Close-up view of interior.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia. 47 (1–2). 

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