Ptenoglossa

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Ptenoglossa
A freshly stranded individual of Janthina janthina in the Janthinidae, Epitonioidea
A freshly stranded individual of Janthina janthina in the Janthinidae, Epitonioidea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Infraorder: Ptenoglossa
Gray, 1853
Superfamilies[1]

The Ptenoglossa is an informal taxonomic group of sea snails.[2] This group was considered paraphyletic or polyphyletic by Ponder and Lindberg (1997) in their classification of gastropod molluscs.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ptenoglossa" (HTML). NCBI taxonomy. Bethesda, MD: National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 18 February 2018. 
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia. 47 (1-2). 
  3. ^ W.F. Ponder & D.R. Lindberg (1997). "Towards a phylogeny of gastropod molluscs; an analysis using morphological characters". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 119: 83–265. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1997.tb00137.x. 

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