Kinds of Groups Mollusca

Mollusc groups

Gary Rosenberg
The Academy of Natural Sciences

Jonathan Coddington
Smithsonian Institution

Sheena Zhang, Sam Cincotta,
Ashley MacDonald , and John Pickering
University of Georgia

Scientific name -- Other names
Mollusca -- Molluscs; Chitons; Clams; Mussels; Nautiluses; Octopuses; Oysters; Scallops; Sea slugs; Snails; Squids
Aplacophora -- Solenogasters
Acanthomeniidae
Amphimeniidae
Chaetodermatidae
Dondersiidae
Drepanomeniidae
Epimeniidae
Falcidentidae
Gymnomeniidae
Hemimeniidae
Heteroherpiidae
Imeroherpiidae
Lepidomeniidae
Limifossoridae
Macellomeniidae
Meiomeniidae
Metachaetodermatidae
Neomeniidae
Notomeniidae
Pararrhopaliidae
Perimeniidae
Phyllomeniidae
Prochaetodermatidae
Proneomeniidae
Rhipidoherpiidae
Rhopalomeniidae
Sandalomeniidae
Scutopidae
Simrothiellidae
Strophomeniidae
Syngenoherpiidae
Bivalvia -- Bivalves; Clams; Oysters; Mussels; Scallops; Cockles
Alatosporidae
Amblemidae
Anatinellidae
Anomiidae -- Jingle shells
Arcidae -- Ark shells
Arcticidae
Astartidae
Auerbachiidae
Bernardinidae
Cardiidae -- Cockles; Lymnocardiidae
Cardilidae
Cardiliidae
Cardiniidae
Carditidae -- Carditas
Chamidae -- Jewel boxes
Chlamydoconchidae
Clavagellidae
Cleidothaeridae
Condylocardiidae
Cooperellidae
Corbiculidae
Corbulidae
Crassatellidae
Ctenodontidae
Cucullaeidae
Cultellidae
Cuspidariidae
Cyamiidae
Cyrenoididae
Dimyidae
Donacidae -- Donax clams
Dreissenidae
Entoliidae
Erodonidae
Etheriidae
Fimbriidae
Gaimardiidae
Galatheavalvidae
Galeommatidae
Gastrochaenidae
Glauconomidae
Glossidae
Glycymerididae -- Bittersweet clams
Gryphaeidae
Hemidonacidae
Hiatellidae -- Rock boreres
Hyriidae
Iridinidae
Isognomonidae
Kelliellidae
Lametilidae
Lasaeidae
Laternulidae
Leptonidae
Limidae -- File clams
Limopsidae
Lucinidae -- Lucina clams
Lymnocardiidae
Lyonsiidae
Mactridae -- Mactra clams, Surf clams
Mactromyidae
Malleidae -- Hammer oysters
Malletiidae
Manzanellidae
Margaritanidae
Margaritiferidae
Mesodesmatidae
Mutelidae
Mycetopodidae
Myidae
Myochamidae
Mytilidae -- Sea mussels
Myxoproteidae
Neilonellidae
Neoleptonidae
Noetiidae
Nucinellidae
Nuculanidae
Nuculidae
Ortholineidae
Ostreidae -- Oysters
Pandoridae -- Pandoras
Parallelodontidae
Parilimyidae
Pectinidae -- Scallops
Periplomatidae
Petricolidae
Pharidae
Phaseolidae
Philobryidae
Pholadidae -- Piddocks
Pholadomyidae
Pinnidae -- Pen shells
Pisidiidae
Placunidae
Plicatulidae
Poromyidae
Praenuculidae
Pristiglomidae
Propeamussiidae
Psammobiidae
Pteriidae
Pulvinitidae
Sareptidae
Scrobiculariidae
Semelidae
Siliculidae
Solecurtidae
Solemyidae
Solenidae -- Razor clams
Sphaeromyxidae
Spheniopsidae
Spondylidae -- Thorny oysters
Sportellidae
Syncyclonemidae
Tellinidae -- Tellin clams
Teredinidae
Thraciidae
Thyasiridae -- Cleft clams
Tindariidae
Trapezidae
Tridacnidae -- Giant clams
Trigoniidae
Turtoniidae
Ungulinidae
Unionidae
Veneridae -- Venus clams
Verticordiidae -- Euciroidae; Lyonsiellidae
Vesicomyidae
Xylophagaidae
Yoldiidae
Cephalopoda -- Cephalopods; Octopuses; Squids; Nautiluses
Alloposidae
Alluroteuthidae
Amphitretidae
Ancistrocheiridae
Architeuthidae -- Giant squids
Argonautidae -- Paper nautilus; Argonaut
Aturiidae
Bathyteuthidae
Batoteuthidae
Belosaepiidae
Belosepiellidae
Bolitaenidae
Brachioteuthidae -- Arm squids
Chiroteuthidae -- Whiplash squids
Chtenopterygidae
Cirroteuthidae
Cranchiidae -- Crunch squids
Ctenopterygidae
Cycloteuthidae
Enoploteuthidae -- Enope squids
Gonatidae -- Gonata squids
Grimalditeuthidae
Hercoglossidae
Histioteuthidae
Idioctopodidae
Idiosepiidae -- Pygmy cuttlefish
Joubiniteuthidae
Laemoteuthidae
Lepidoteuthidae -- Scaled squids
Loliginidae -- Common squids
Lycoteuthidae
Mastigoteuthidae -- Whiplash squids
Nautilidae -- Chambered nautilus
Neoteuthidae -- Neosquids
Octopodidae -- Octopi
Octopoteuthidae -- Octopus squids
Ocythoidae
Ommastrephidae
Onychoteuthidae -- Hooked squids
Opisthoteuthidae
Pholidoteuthidae
Promachoteuthidae
Psychroteuthidae
Pyroteuthidae
Sepiadariidae
Sepiidae -- Cuttlefish
Sepiolidae -- Bobtail squids
Spirulidae -- Rams horns
Stauroteuthidae
Thysanoteuthidae
Tremoctopodidae
Vampyroteuthidae -- Vampire squids
Vitreledonellidae
Walvisteuthidae
Gastropoda -- Snails; Slugs; Limpets; Nudibranchs
Caenogastropoda
Abyssochrysidae
Aciculidae
Aclididae
Adeorbidae -- Adeorbidae
Amnicolidae -- Baicaliidae; Emmericiidae
Ampullariidae -- Apple snails; Pilidae
Ampullinidae
Anabathridae
Annulariidae -- Chondropomatidae; Chondropomidae
Aporrhaidae -- Pelicans feet; Aporrhaididae
Assimineidae
Atlantidae
Babyloniidae
Barleeiidae -- Barleeidae
Batillariidae -- Southern mud creepers; Batillariid snails
Bithyniidae
Buccinidae -- Buccinulidae; Neptuneidae
Bursidae -- Frog shells
Caecidae -- Ctiloceratidae
Calopiidae
Calyptraeidae -- Slipper shells; Crepidulidae
Campanilidae
Cancellariidae
Capulidae -- Cap shells; Trichotropidae
Carinariidae
Cassidae -- Helmet shells
Cerithideidae
Cerithiidae -- Ceriths
Cerithiopsidae
Chondropomatidae
Chondropomidae
Cingulopsidae
   Cochliopidae Tryon, 1866
Cochlostomatidae
Colubrariidae
Columbariidae -- Pagoda shells
Columbellidae -- Dove shells
Conidae -- Cone shells
Coralliophilidae -- Coral shells
Costellariidae -- Vexillidae
Craspedopomatidae
Cyclophoridae
Cypraeidae -- Cowries
Cystiscidae
Dialidae
Diastomatidae -- Diastomidae
Diplommatinidae -- Cochlostomatidae
Eatoniellidae
Elachisinidae
Emblandidae
Epigridae
Epitoniidae -- Wentletraps
Eulimidae -- Asterophilidae; Entoconchidae; Paedophoropodidae; Pelseneeridae; Stiliferidae; Thycidae
Falsicingulidae
Fasciolariidae -- Tulip shells; Spindle shells
Ficidae -- Fig shells
Haloceratidae
Harpidae -- Harp shells
Helicostoidae
Hipponicidae
Hydrobiidae -- Micromelaniidae
Hydrococcidae
Iravadiidae
Janthinidae -- Purple sea snails
Laubierinidae
Lithoglyphidae -- Benedictiidae; Lepyriidae
Litiopidae
Littorinidae -- Periwinkles; Lacunidae
Maizaniidae
Marginellidae -- Margin shells
Megalomastomidae
Megalostomatidae
Melanopsidae
Melongenidae -- Whelks; Melon crowns; Crown conches
Mitridae -- Miters
Modulidae
Moitessieridae
Muricidae -- Murex shells; Rock shells; Magilidae
Nassariidae -- Nassa mud snails
Naticidae -- Moon shells
Neocyclotidae Kobelt & Möllendorf , 1897 -- Poteriidae
Neptuneidae
Newtoniellidae
Olivellidae
Olividae -- Olive shells
Ovulidae -- Egg shells; Ovulas; False cowries; Pediculariidae
Pachychilidae
Paludomidae -- Syrnolopsidae
Personidae
Pickworthiidae -- Pelycidiidae
Pilidae
Pisianuridae
Planaxidae -- Fossaridae
Pleioptgmatidae
Pleioptygmatidae -- Pleioptgmatidae
Plesiotrochidae
Pleuroceridae
Pomatiopsidae -- Delavayidae
Potamididae -- Horn shells; Cerithideidae
Provannidae
Pseudolividae
Pseudomelaniidae
Pseudomelatomidae
Pterotracheidae -- Firolidae
Ptychatractidae
Pupinidae -- Liareidae
Ranellidae -- Tritons, trumpets; Cymatiidae
Rastodentidae
Rissoidae
Scaliolidae -- Obtortionidae
   Semisulcospiridae Morrison, 1952
Seraphsidae
Siliquariidae
Skeneopsidae
Stenothyridae
Strepsiduridae
Strombidae -- True conches
Struthiolariidae -- Ostrich foot shells
Terebridae -- Auger shells
Thiaridae
Thycidae
Tonnidae -- Tun shells
Tornidae -- Vitrinellidae
Triphoridae -- Triforidae
Triviidae -- Eratoidae
Truncatellidae
Turbinellidae -- Chank shells; Columbariidae; Vasidae
Turridae -- Turrids; Tower shells; Drilliidae; Pseudomelatomidae; Strictispiridae
Turritellidae -- Turritellas; Auger shells
Vanikoridae -- Caledoniellidae
Velutinidae -- Lamellaria snails; Lamellariidae; Pseudosacculidae
Vermetidae -- Worm shells
Vexillidae
Viviparidae
Volutidae -- Volutes
Volutomitridae
Xenophoridae -- Carrier shells
Zerotulidae
Pomatiidae -- Pomatiasidae
Cocculiniformia
Bathysciadiidae
Cocculinidae
Heterobranchia
Murchisonellidae -- Ebalidae
Heterostropha
Amathinidae
Architectonicidae -- Sundials
Cimidae
Cornirostridae
Glacidorbidae
Hyalogyrinidae
Mathildidae
Omalaxidae
Omalogyridae
Orbitestellidae
Pyramidellidae -- Pyramid shells
Rissoellidae
Tjaernoeidae
Valvatidae
Xylodisculidae
Neritimorpha
Ceresidae
Helicinidae -- Stoastomidae
Hydrocenidae
Neritidae -- Nerites; Septariidae
Neritiliidae
Neritopsidae
Phenacolepadidae
Proserpinellidae -- Ceresidae
Proserpinidae Gray, 1847
Septariidae
Titiscaniidae
Opisthobranchia -- Antiopellidae
Acochlidiidae
Acteonidae
Actinocyclidae
Aegiridae -- Notodorididae; Aegiretidae
Aeolidiidae -- Nudibranchs; Pleurolidiidae; Protaeolidiellidae; Spurillidae
Aglajidae
Akeridae
Aldisidae
Aplustridae -- Hydatinidae
Aplysiidae -- Dolabellidae; Dolabriferidae; Notarchidae
Aranucidae -- Marianinidae
Arminidae -- Arminidae
Bathydorididae
Bornellidae
Bosellidae
Bullactidae
Bullidae -- Bubble shells
Bullinidae
Caliphyllidae -- Polybranchiidae
Calmidae
Cavoliniidae
Charcotiidae -- Lemindidae
Chromodorididae -- Cadlinidae; Miamiridae
Clionidae -- Marine boring sponges; Thliptodontidae
Cliopsidae
Conualeviidae
Corambidae
Cylichnidae -- Acteocinidae; Scaphandridae; Sculptariidae
Cylindrobullidae
Cymbuliidae
Dendrodorididae
Dendronotidae
Desmopteridae
Diaphanidae
Dironidae
Discodorididae -- Asteronotidae; Baptodorididae; Enteroxenidae; Geitodorididae; Halgerdidae; Kentrodorididae; Platydorididae; Rostangidae
Dorididae -- Aldisidae; Archidorididae
Doridomorphidae -- Doridoeididae
Doridoxidae
Dotidae -- Dotoidae
Embletoniidae
Eubranchidae
Facelinidae -- Babakinidae; Favorinidae; Myrrhinidae
Fionidae
Flabellinidae -- Coryphellidae; Cumanotidae; Nossidae
Gastropteridae -- Gasteropteridae
Glaucidae
Goniaeolididae -- Gonieolididae
Goniodorididae -- Okeniidae
Gymnodorididae
Haminoeidae -- Atys bubble shell
Hancockiidae
Hedylopsidae
Hermaeidae
Heroidae
Heterodorididae
Hexabranchidae
Homoiodorididae
Hydromylidae
Juliidae
Laginiopsidae
Limacinidae
Limapontiidae -- Costasiellidae; Oleidae; Stiligeridae
Livorniellidae
Lomanotidae
Madrellidae
Mandeliidae
Microhedylidae
Minicheviellidae
Nossidae
Notaeolidiidae
Notobranchaeidae
Notodiaphanidae
Okadaiidae -- Vayssiereidae
Onchidorididae -- Calycidorididae; Lamellidorididae
Oxynoidae
Paedophoropodidae
Palliohedylidae
Parhedylidae -- Microhedylidae; Asperspinidae; Ganatidae
Pelseneeridae
Peraclidae -- Peraclididae
Peraclididae
Philinidae
Philinoglossidae
Phyllidiidae
Phylliroidae
Pinufiidae
Piseinotecidae
Placobranchida
Placobranchidae -- Elysiidae
Platydorididae
Platyhedylidae -- Gascoignellidae
Pleurobranchidae
Plusculidae
Pneumodermatidae
Polyceratidae
Polyceridae -- Triophidae; Polyceratidae
Proctonotidae -- Janolidae; Zephyrinidae
Pseudovermidae
Pseudunelidae
Retusidae
Rhodopidae
Ringiculidae
Rostangidae
Runcinidae -- Ildicidae
Sculptariidae
Scyllaeidae
Smaragdinellidae
Spurillidae
Strubelliidae
Tantulidae
Tergipedidae -- Cuthonidae
Tethydidae
Triophidae
Tritoniidae
Tylodinidae
Umbraculidae
Vayssiereidae
Volvatellidae
Zephyrinidae
Patellogastropoda
Acmaeidae -- True limpets
Lepetidae -- Deep water limpets
Lottiidae
Nacellidae
Neolepetopsidae
Patellidae
Pulmonata
Acavidae
Achatinellidae -- Tornatellinidae, Tomatellinidae
Achatinidae
Acroloxidae
Agriolimacidae
Aillyidae
Amastridae
Amphibolidae
Amphibulimidae
Anadenidae
Argnidae
Ariolimacidae
Arionidae
Ariophantidae
Athoracophoridae
Binneyidae
Boettgerillidae
Bradybaenidae
Bulimulidae
Bulinidae
Camaenidae
Carychiidae
Caryodidae
Cepolidae_homonym
Cerastidae -- Cerastuidae
Cerionidae -- Ceriidae
Charopidae -- Otoconchidae
Chilinidae
Chlamydephoridae
Chondrinidae
Chronidae
Cionellidae
Clausiliidae
Cochlicellidae
Cochlicopidae -- Cionellidae
Coeliaxidae
Coelociontidae -- Coelociidae
Corillidae
Cystopeltidae
Discidae
Dorcasiidae
Dyakiidae
Ellobiidae
Elonidae
Endodontidae
Enidae -- Buliminusidae
Epiphragmophoridae
Euconulidae
Ferussaciidae -- Ferrussaciidae
Gastrodontidae
Halolimnohelicidae
Haplotrematidae
Helicarionidae
Helicidae
Helicodiscidae
Helicodontidae
Helminthoglyptidae
Humboldtianidae
Hygromiidae -- Helicellidae
Lancidae
Latiidae
Lauriidae
Limacidae
Lymnaeidae -- Pond snails; Lancidae
Macrocyclidae
Megaspiridae
Megomphicidae -- Ammonitellidae
Micractaeonidae
Milacidae
Monadeniidae
Odontostomidae
Oleacinidae
Onchidiidae -- Oncidiidae
Oopeltidae
Orculidae
Oreohelicidae
Orthalicidae
Otinidae
Oxychilidae -- Daudebardiidae
Papillodermatidae
Parmacellidae
Partulidae
Patelloplanorbidae
Philomycidae
Physidae
Placostylidae
Planorbidae -- Ancylidae; Neoplanorbidae; Patelloplanorbidae; Protancylidae
Plectopylididae
Pleurodiscidae
Pleurodontidae -- Solaropsidae
Polygyridae
Pristilomatidae
Punctidae
Pupillidae
Pyramidulidae
Rathouisiidae
Rhytididae
Sagdidae
Siphonariidae
Smeagolidae
Spelaeoconchidae
Spelaeodiscidae
Sphincterochilidae
Spiraxidae
Staffordiidae
Streptaxidae
Strobilopsidae
Strophocheilidae -- Megalobulimidae
Subulinidae -- Coeliaxidae
Succineidae
Systrophiidae
Testacellidae
Thyrophorellidae
Trigonochlamydidae
Trimusculidae
Trissexodontidae
Trochomorphidae
Urocoptidae -- Microceramidae
Urocyclidae
Valloniidae
Veronicellidae
Vertiginidae
Vitrinidae
Xanthonychidae
Zonitidae
Vetigastropoda
Addisoniidae
Anatomidae
Angariidae
Ataphridae -- Trochaclididae
Bathyphytophilidae
Calliostomatidae
Caymanabyssidae
Chilodontidae_homonym
Choristellidae -- Cloristellidae
Cloristellidae
Clypeosectidae
Cocculinellidae
Fissurellidae -- Keyhole limpets
Haliotidae -- Abalones; Haliotididae
Lepetellidae -- Choristellidae
Lepetodrilidae
Liotiidae -- Cyclostrematidae
Melanodrymiidae
Neomphalidae
Osteopeltidae
Peltospiridae
Pendromidae -- Thysanophoridae; Trachysmatidae
Phasianellidae -- Tricoliidae
Pleurotomariidae -- Slit shells
Pseudococculinidae
Pyropeltidae
Scissurellidae
Seguenziidae -- Sequenziidae
Skeneidae -- Lissospiridae
Solariellidae
Stomatellidae -- Stomatellas
Sutulizonidae
Trochidae -- Top shells; Stomatellidae
Turbinidae -- Turbans; Star shells
Monoplacophora -- Tryblidia; Monoplacophorans
Laevipilinidae
Monoplacophoridae
Neopilinidae
Tryblidiidae
Vemidae
Polyplacophora -- Chitons; Limpets; Abalones
Acanthochitonidae
Afossochitonidae
Callistoplacidae
Callochitonidae
Chaetopleuridae
Chitonidae
Choriplacidae
Cryptoplacidae
Hanleyidae
Ischnochitonidae
Lepidochitonidae
Lepidopleuridae
Leptochitonidae
Mopaliidae
Schizochitonidae
Schizoplacidae
Subterenochitonidae
Scaphopoda -- Tusk shells
Anulidentaliidae
Calliodentaliidae
Dentaliidae
Entalinidae
Fustiariidae
Gadilidae Stoliczka, 1868
Gadilinidae
Laevidentaliidae
Omniglyptidae
Pulsellidae
Rhabdidae
Siphonodentaliidae
Wemersoniellidae

Updated: 2013-12-11 20:54:59

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