Viviparoidea

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Viviparoidea
Cipangopaludina chinensis shell.jpg
A shell of Cipangopaludina chinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

informal group Architaenioglossa

Superfamily: Viviparoidea
Gray, 1847
Families

Family Viviparidae
† Family Pliopholygidae

Viviparoidea is a taxonomic superfamily of freshwater snails, aquatic gastropod mollusks within the informal group Architaenioglossa, which belongs to the clade Caenogastropoda.[1]

The following two families have been recognized in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005):

References[edit]

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