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Emarginulinae Children, 1834

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Genus Agariste Monterosato, 1892 †
Genus Altrix Palmer, 1942
Genus Arginula Palmer, 1937
Genus Buchanania Lesson, 1831
Genus Clathrosepta McLean & Geiger, 1998
Genus Clypidina Gray, 1847
Genus Emarginella Pilsbry, 1891
Genus Emarginula Lamarck, 1801
Genus Entomella Cossmann, 1888 †
Genus Fissurisepta Seguenza, 1863
Genus Laeviemarginula Habe, 1953
Genus Laevinesta Pilsbry & McGinty, 1952
Genus Manganesepta McLean & Geiger, 1998
Genus Montfortula Iredale, 1915
Genus Palaeoloxotoma Hansen, 2019 †
Genus Parmaphorella Strebel, 1907
Genus Pupillaea Gray, 1835
Genus Rixa Iredale, 1924
Genus Scelidotoma McLean, 1966
Genus Scutus Montfort, 1810
Genus Stromboli Berry, 1954
Genus Tugali Gray, 1843
Genus Tugalina Habe, 1953
Genus Vacerrena Iredale, 1958

Genus Clypidella Swainson, 1840 (taxon inquirendum)
Genus Rimulanax Iredale, 1924 (taxon inquirendum, possible synonym of Puncturella)

Genus Aviscutum Iredale, 1940 accepted as Scutus Montfort, 1810
Genus Entomella Cotton, 1945 accepted as Emarginula Lamarck, 1801 (invalid: junior homonym of Entomella Cossmann, 1888; Notomella is a replacement name)
Genus Loxotoma P. Fischer, 1885 † accepted as Palaeoloxotoma Hansen, 2019 † (invalid: junior homonym of Loxotoma Zeller, 1854 [Lepidoptera]; Palaeoloxotoma is a replacement name)
Genus Nannoscutum Iredale, 1937 accepted as Scutus Montfort, 1810
Genus Notomella Cotton, 1957 accepted as Emarginula Lamarck, 1801
Genus Parmophoridea Wenz, 1938 accepted as Parmaphorella Strebel, 1907 (unnecessary replacement name)
Genus Parmophorus Blainville, 1817 accepted as Scutus Montfort, 1810 (unnecessary substitute name for Scutus)
Genus Plagiorhytis P. Fischer, 1885 accepted as Montfortula Iredale, 1915 (Invalid: junior homonym of Plagiorhytis Chaudoir, 1848)
Genus Rimularia Bronn, 1838 accepted as Rimula Defrance, 1827 (unjustified emendation of Rimula Defrance, 1827)
Genus Scutum P. Fischer, 1885 accepted as Scutus Montfort, 1810 (invalid: unjustified emendation of Scutus)
Genus Semperia Crosse, 1867 accepted as Emarginula Lamarck, 1801
Genus Subzeidora Iredale, 1924 accepted as Emarginula (Subzeidora) Iredale, 1924 represented as Emarginula Lamarck, 1801
Genus Tugalia Gray, 1857 accepted as Tugali Gray, 1843
Genus Vacerra Iredale, 1924 accepted as Vacerrena Iredale, 1958 (invalid: junior homonym of Vacerra Godman, 1900 [Lepidoptera]; Vacerrena is a replacement name)
Genus Variegemarginula McLean, 2011 accepted as Montfortula Iredale, 1915
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Emarginulinae Children, 1834. Accessed at: on 2020-08-05
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original description  (of Fissurellideinae Pilsbry, 1890) Pilsbry, H. A. (1890-1891). Manual of conchology, structural and systematic, with illustrations of the species. (1)12: Stomatellidae, Scissurellidae, Pleurotomariidae, Haliotidae, Scutellinidae, Addisoniidae, Cocculinidae, Fissurellidae, pp. 1-192, pls 1-45 [1890], 193-323, pls 46-65 [1891]. Philadelphia, Conchological Section, Academy of Natural Sciences. , available online at
page(s): 141, 178 [details]   

original description  (of Emarginulidae Children, 1834) Children J.G. (1834). [Mollusca]. Pp. 88-118, in: <i>Synopsis of the contents of the British Museum</i>, ed. 28: 88-118. [Authorship attributed to Children after G. Steiner & A.R. Kabat, 2001, Zoosystema, 23(3): 454-455].
page(s): 112 [details]   

basis of record Bouchet P., Rocroi J.P., Hausdorf B., Kaim A., Kano Y., Nützel A., Parkhaev P., Schrödl M. & Strong E.E. (2017). Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 61(1-2): 1-526. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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