Triphoridae

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'''Triphoridae''' are a [[family]] of very small [[marine]] [[gastropod]]s, with shells generally only a few millimeters in length
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==Shell description==
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The [[shell]]s of triphorids are small and extremely high-spired, with numerous narrow [[whorl]]s which often have distinctive sculpture. The majority of species in this family are sinistral (left-handed).
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== Taxonomy ==
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The following [[subfamily|subfamilies]] have been recognized in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxonomy_of_the_Gastropoda_(Bouchet_%26_Rocroi,_2005) taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi] of 2005:
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*Iniforinae <small>Kosuge, 1966</small>
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*Metaxiinae <small>Marshall, 1977</small>
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*Triphorinae <small>Gray, 1847</small>
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==Dendrogram==
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  [[Ptenoglossa|<==]]Triphoridae [Triforidae, Triphorina]
  [[Ptenoglossa|<==]]Triphoridae [Triforidae, Triphorina]
     |  ''i. s.'': ''Notosinister'' Finlay 1927 F27
     |  ''i. s.'': ''Notosinister'' Finlay 1927 F27
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[[User:Christopher|Christopher]] 23:28, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
[[User:Christopher|Christopher]] 23:28, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
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