Northia (gastropod)

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Northia pristis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda

Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Genus: Northia
Gray, 1847

Northia is a genus of large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks.[1]


According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), the following species with valid names are included within the genus Northia  :[1]

Northia northiae


  1. ^ a b Fraussen, K. (2010). Northia Gray, 1847 . In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 30 December 2010
  2. ^ : Northia pristis; accessed: 30 December 2010