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Monophorus perversus 001.jpg
Dorsal view of a shell of Monophorus perversus in the Triphoridae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
Informal group Ptenoglossa
Superfamily: Triphoroidea
J.E. Gray, 1847

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Triphoroidea is a superfamily of minute sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs or micromollusks within the informal group Ptenoglossa.[1]


Families and subfamilies within this superfamily are as follows:

Families brought into synonymy 
  • Eumetulidae synonym of Newtoniellidae
  • Triforidae synonym of Triphoridae


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