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|Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families|
|Bouchet, P.; Rocroi, J.-P. (Ed.) (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. 397 pp.|
|Part of: Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology: Ann Arbor. ISSN 0076-2997, more|
Classification; Taxonomy; Gastropoda [WoRMS]; Mollusca [WoRMS]; Marine; Brackish water; Fresh water
This is a vademecum for about 2,400 suprageneric names in recent and fossil gastropods, from the subtribe to the superfamily. For each name full bibliographic reference is given, with date of publication, type genus, nomenclatural availability and validity under the rules of the ICZN. Further 730 names of higher taxa are listed separately. Altogether 611 valid families, 202 of them exclusively fossil, are recognised in the proposed classification.