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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Monoplacophora
Ordo: † Pelagiellida
Familia: Aldanellidae
Genera: Aldanella - Barskovia - Nomgoliella - Paraaldanella - Philoxenella


Aldanellidae R.M. Linsley & W.M. Kier, 1984


* The Paragastropoda : a proposal for a new class of Paleozoic Mollusca. Malacologia, 1984, 25(1), 241-254.

Aldanellidae is an extinct family of paleozoic molluscs that have been assigned to the Gastropod stem group[2] but may also belong to a paraphyletic "Monoplacophora".

2005 taxonomy

The taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005[3] categorizes Aldanellidae in the superfamilia Pelagielloidea within the Paleozoic molluscs of uncertain systematic position. This family has no subfamilies.

2006–2007 taxonomy

According to the P. Yu. Parkhaev, is the Pelagiellidae the family in the order Pelagiellifomes MacKinnon, 1985 within the subclass Archaeobranchia Parkhaev, 2001 in the class Helcionelloida Peel, 1991.


Genera in the family Aldanellidae include:

* Aldanella Vostokova, 1962 – type genus of the family Aldanellidae


1. ^ Linsley & Kier. (29 March) 1984. Malacologia, 25(1): 250.
2. ^ Budd, G. E.; Jensen, S. (2000). "A critical reappraisal of the fossil record of the bilaterian phyla". Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 75 (2): 253–95. doi:10.1017/S000632310000548X. PMID 10881389. edit
3. ^ 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. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278

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