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Trenella is the sole genus in the Trenellidae, an extinct family of paleozoic Yochelcionellids.

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Helcionelloida
Order: Helcionelliformes
Family: Trenellidae
Genus: Trenella
Parkhaev, 2001[1]

2005 taxonomyEdit

The taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005[2] categorizes Trenellidae in the superfamilia Yochelcionelloidea within the Paleozoic molluscs of uncertain systematic position. This family has no subfamilies.

2006-2007 taxonomyEdit

According to P. Yu. Parkhaev, the family Trenellidae is in the superfamily Yochelcionelloidea Runnegar & Jell, 1976 within the order Helcionelliformes Golikov & Starobogatov, 1975, subclass Archaeobranchia Parkhaev, 2001, class Helcionelloida Peel, 1991.


Genera in the family Trenellidae include:

  • Trenella Parkhaev, 2001 - type genus of the family Trenellidae


  1. ^ Parkhaev P. Yu. 2001. Molluscs and siphonoconchs. In: Alexander E. M. et al. (eds.) The Cambrian biostratigraphy of the Stansbury basin, South Australia. Transactions of the Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, 282: 133-210, plates 24-54. Trenellidae on the page 166.
  2. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdés Á. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp.