Omphalocirridae

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Omphalocirridae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Superfamily: Euomphaloidea
Family: Omphalocirridae
Wenz, 1938[1]
Genera

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Omphalocirridae is an extinct family of Paleozoic molluscs (gastropods?) with anisostrophically coiled shells of uncertain position (Gastropoda?) (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

Taxonomy[edit]

The taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005[2] categorizes Omphalocirridae in the superfamilia Euomphaloidea within the Paleozoic molluscs with anisostrophically coiled shells of uncertain position (Gastropoda?). This family has no subfamilies.

Genera[edit]

Genera in the family Omphalocirridae include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ (German) Wenz W. A.. (March) 1938. Handbuch der Paläozoologie, 6(1). Page 39 and 43 and 201.
  2. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdés Á. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278