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Buccinoidea Rafinesque, 1815

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Family Belomitridae Kantor, Puillandre, Rivasseau & Bouchet, 2012
Family Buccinidae Rafinesque, 1815
Family Colubrariidae Dall, 1904
Family Columbellidae Swainson, 1840
Family Echinofulguridae Petuch, 1994 †
Family Fasciolariidae Gray, 1853
Family Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854)
Family Nassariidae Iredale, 1916 (1835)
Family Pisaniidae Gray, 1857
Family Tudiclidae Cossmann, 1901

Family Anachidae Golikov & Starobogatov, 1972 accepted as Columbellidae Swainson, 1840
Family Buccinulidae Finlay, 1928 accepted as Buccinulinae Finlay, 1928
Family Busyconidae Wade, 1917 (1867) accepted as Busyconinae Wade, 1917 (1867)
Family Cassidulidae Gray, 1854 accepted as Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854) (invalid: type genus a junior homonym of Cassidulus Lamarck, 1801 [Echinodermata], which is itself the type genus of Cassidulidae L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847)
Family Cominellidae accepted as Buccinidae Rafinesque, 1815
Family Galeodidae Thiele, 1925 accepted as Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854) (invalid: type genus a junior homonym of Galeodes Olivier, 1791 [Arachnida])
Family Heligmotomidae Adegoke, 1977 † accepted as Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854)
Family Nassidae Swainson, 1835 accepted as Nassariidae Iredale, 1916 (1835)
Family Neptuneidae Stimpson, 1865 accepted as Buccinidae Rafinesque, 1815
Family Peristerniidae Tryon, 1880 accepted as Peristerniinae Tryon, 1880
Family Pusiostomatidae Iredale, 1940 accepted as Pisaniidae Gray, 1857
Family Pyrenidae Suter, 1909 accepted as Columbellidae Swainson, 1840
Family Volemidae Winckworth, 1945 accepted as Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Buccinoidea Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed at: on 2021-05-07
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additional source Vaux, F., Hills, S. F. K., Marshall, B. A., Trewick, S. A. & Morgan-Richards, M. (2017). A phylogeny of Southern Hemisphere whelks (Gastropoda: Buccinulidae) and concordance with the fossil record. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 114: 367-381.</em>  [details]   

status source Bouchet P., Rocroi J.P., Hausdorf B., Kaim A., Kano Y., Nützel A., Parkhaev P., Schrödl M. & Strong E.E. (2017). Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 61(1-2): 1-526. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

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