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This subfamily is in the family Turbinellidae within the clade Neogastropoda (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
This is a small subfamily with only three genera and some 10 extant species described.
Species of this subfamily can be found in the Indian Ocean and in the Caribbean. The species Syrinx aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758), the largest living gastropod, is distributed along the coasts of Western and Northern Australia to Papua New Guinea.
Genera and speciesEdit
Genera in the subfamily Turbinellinae include :
- Genus brought into synonymy
- Buccinella Perry, 1811 : synonym of Turbinella Lamarck, 1799
- Bouchet, P. (2011). Turbinellinae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=23135 on 2011-04-27