The Superfamily Buccinoidea is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (6): Buccinidae · Colubrariidae · Columbellidae · Fasciolariidae · Melongenidae · Nassariidae
Buccinidae is a very large and diverse taxonomic family of large sea snails, often known as whelks or true whelks. [more]
Colubrariidae is a taxonomic family of medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Buccinoidea. This family has no subfamilies. [more]
Columbellidae, common name the "dove snails" or "dove shells" are a family of minute to small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Neogastropoda. [more]
Fasciolariidae, common name the "tulip snails and spindle snails", is a family of small to large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Buccinoidea. [more]
Melongenidae, the crown conchs, busycon whelks and their relatives, are a taxonomic family of large to very large marine gastropods in the clade Neogastropoda. [more]
Nassariidae, common name nassa mud snails (USA), or dog whelks (UK), are a taxonomic family of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Neogastropoda. [more]
At least 726 species and subspecies belong to the Family Nassariidae.
More info about the Family Nassariidae may be found here.
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