Atlanta peronii, copyright Roger R. Seapy.

Belongs within: Littorinina.

The Pterotracheoidea are a group of pelagic gastropods in which the shell is often small relative to the size of the animal or absent. The foot has developed into a fin that is used to actively propel the animal.

Pterotracheoidea [Atlantida, Carinarioidea, Caryobranchiata, Heteropoda, Nectopoda]PC08
|--Bellerophina d’Orbigny 1843 [Bellerophinidae]BR05
| `--*B. vibrayei d’Orbigny 1843BR17
|--Coelodiscus Brösamlen 1909KC60 [CoelodiscidaeBR17]
| |--*C. minutus (Schübler 1833) [=Euomphalus minutus]BR17
| |--C. aratusKC60
| `--C. fluegeli Bandel & Hemleben 1987TTE93
|--Pterotracheidae [Firolidae, Firolinae, Firolinia, Ptrachidia]PC08
| |--Firoloida Lesueur 1817W93
| | |--F. desmaresti Lesueur 1817W93
| | `--F. kowalewskyi Vassiere 1904W93
| `--Pterotrachea Forskål 1775 [=Firola Bruguière 1791]BR05
| |--*P. coronata Forskål 1775P61 [=*Firola coronataBR17]
| |--P. liassica Bandel & Hemleben 1987TTE93
| `--P. mutabilis Tesch 1906W93
|--Carinariidae [Carinariacea, Nucleobranchiata]PC08
| | i. s.: Cardiapodia Orbigny 1835W93
| | `--*C. placenta Lesson 1830O27
| |--Brunonia Müller 1898 [Brunoniinae]BR05
| | `--*B. grandis Müller 1898KC60
| `--Carinariinae [Carinariana]BR05
| |--Pterosoma Lesson 1827 [Pterosomadae, Pterosomae, Pterosomatidae]BR05
| | `--*P. plana Lesson 1827BR17
| `--Carinaria Lamarck 1801BR05
| |--*C. vitrea (Gmelin 1791) [=Argonauta vitrea]BR17
| |--C. australis Quoy & Gaimard 1833P61
| |--C. cymbiumO27
| |--C. lamarcki Péron & Lesueur 1810W93
| |--C. latidens Dall 1919O27
| `--C. punctata Orbigny 1836O27
`--Atlantidae [Atlantacea]BR05
|--Eoatlanta spiruloides (Lamarck 1824)TTE93
|--Oxygyrus Benson 1837W93
| |--*O. keraudrenii Lesueur 1817O27, W93
| `--O. rangi Lovèn 1847O27
`--Atlanta Lesueur 1817P61
|--*A. peronii Lesueur 1817P61
|--A. cunicula Gould 1852O27
|--A. depressa Gray 1850O27
|--A. gaudichaudii Gray 1850O27
|--A. helicinoidea Gray 1850O27
|--A. inclinata Gray 1850O27
|--A. inflata Eydoux & Souleyet 1852W93
|--A. involuta Gray 1850O27
|--A. quoyii Gray 1850O27
|--A. rosea Eydoux & Souleyet 1852W93
`--A. turriculata Orbigny 1836W93

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[BR17] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, B. Hausdorf, A. Kaim, Y. Kano, A. Nützel, P. Parkhaev, M. Schrödl & E. E. Strong. 2017. Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia 61 (1–2): 1–526.

[KC60] Knight, J. B., L. R. Cox, A. M. Keen, R. L. Batten, E. L. Yochelson & R. Robertson. 1960. Gastropoda: systematic descriptions. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt I. Mollusca 1: Mollusca—General Features, Scaphopoda, Amphineura, Monoplacophora, Gastropoda—General Features, Archaeogastropoda and some (mainly Paleozoic) Caenogastropoda and Opisthobranchia pp. I169–I331. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[O27] Oldroyd, I. S. 1927. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America vol. 2 pt 2. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

[PC08] Ponder, W. F., D. J. Colgan, J. M. Healy, A. Nützel, L. R. L. Simone & E. E. Strong. 2008. Caenogastropoda. In: Ponder, W. F., & D. L. Lindberg (eds) Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca pp. 331–383. University of California Press: Berkeley.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

[TTE93] Tracey, S., J. A. Todd & D. H. Erwin. 1993. Mollusca: Gastropoda. In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 131–167. Chapman & Hall: London.

[W93] Wilson, B. 1993. Australian Marine Shells vol. 1. Prosobranch Gastropods. Part One. Odyssey Publishing: Kallaroo (Western Australia).

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