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Rissooidea

(Superfamily)

Overview

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A Superfamily in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Superfamily Rissooidea is a member of the Order Caenogastropoda. Here is the complete "parentage" of Rissooidea:

The Superfamily Rissooidea is further organized into finer groupings including:

Families

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Adeorbidae

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Amnicolidae

Amnicolidae is a family of small freshwater snails with a gill and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks. [more]

Anabathridae

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Assimineidae

Assimineidae is a family of minute snails with an operculum that live in saltwater, freshwater or on the land; they are mostly aquatic gastropod mollusks or micromollusks, in the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Barleeidae

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Barleeiidae

Barleeiidae (often also spelled as Barleeidae) is a family of minute sea snails, micromollusks in the clade Littorinimorpha. These snails are very abundant and live in sublittoral and intertidal waters on rocky substrates. [more]

Bithyniidae

Bithyniidae is a family of small freshwater snails with an operculum, aquatic gastropod molluscs in the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Caecidae

Caecidae is a taxonomic family of very small and minute sea snails or micromolluscs, marine gastropod molluscs in the order Littorinimorpha. [more]

Calopiidae

Calopiidae is a family of sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the superfamily Rissooidea. [more]

Cochliopidae

Cochliopidae is a family of small freshwater snails with gills and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks. [more]

Elachisinidae

Elachisinidae is a family of sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the superfamily Rissooidea and the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Emblandidae

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Epigridae

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Falsicingulidae

Falsicingulidae is a family of very small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Helicostoidae

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Hydrobiidae

Hydrobiidae, common name mud snails, is a large cosmopolitan taxonomic family of very small freshwater snails and brackish water snails that have an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Hydrococcidae

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Iravadiidae

Iravadiidae is a family of minute sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the superfamily Rissooidea and the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Lithoglyphidae

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Mesocochliopidae

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Moitessieriidae

Moitessieriidae is a family of small freshwater snails, aquatic gastropod molluscs in the superfamily Rissooidea. [more]

Palaeorissoinidae

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Pomatiopsidae

Pomatiopsidae is a family of small mainly freshwater snails (but also in other habitats) with gills and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Rissooidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005). [more]

Rissoidae

Rissoidae is a large family of very small and minute sea snails with an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Littorinimorpha. [more]

Stenothyridae

Stenothyridae is a family of freshwater snails, snails with gills and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Rissooidea. [more]

Tornidae

Tornidae is a family of very small and minute sea snails with an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Littorinimorpha. This family used to be known as the Vitrinellidae. [more]

Trochaclididae

Ataphridae, common name the false top snails, is a family of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Vetigastropoda (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005). [more]

Truncatellidae

Truncatellidae, common name the "looping snails", is a family of small amphibious snails, with gills and an operculum, semi-marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks. [more]

Vitrinellidae

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At least 29 species and subspecies belong to the Family Vitrinellidae.

More info about the Family Vitrinellidae may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 26, 2014
2014/08/26 00:14:37