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superfamily

Conoidea Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Caenogastropoda »  infraorder Neogastropoda

Description

Shells are conical to biconical. Anal notch may be essentially absent, symmetrical and deep, or assymetrical and deep with the deepest portion at the shoulder angle, when the anal notch is assymetrical.
Radula: Marginal tooth is hollow and enrolled. Base is closed, except for a lumen near the ligament attachment.
Tucker, J.K. & Tenorio, M.J., 2009: Systematic Classification of Recent and Fossil Conoidean Gastropods.
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 16

family Borsoniidae Bellardi, 1888
family Bouchetispiridae Kantor, Strong & Puillandre, 2012
family Clathurellidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858
family Clavatulidae Gray, 1853
family Cochlespiridae Powell, 1942
family Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
family Conorbidae De Gragorio, 1890
family Drilliidae Olsson, 1964
family Horaiclavidae Bouchet, Kantor, Sysoev & Puillandre, 2011
family Mangeliidae P. Fischer, 1884
family Mitromorphidae Casey, 1904
family Pseudomelatomidae Morrison, 1966
family Raphitomidae Bellardi, 1875
family Strictispiridae McLean, 1971
family Terebridae Mörch, 1852 - Auger Shells
family Turridae Swainson, 1840 - Turrids

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