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Subject: Columbarium altocanalis, Columbarium mariae, Columbarium spiralis, Columbarium wormaldi, Columbarium veridicum
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Columbarium wormaldi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Turbinellidae
Subfamily: Columbariinae
Tomlin, 1928
Genera and species

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Columbariinae, also known as pagoda shells, are a subfamily of large deepwater sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Turbinellidae. Some 60 extant species have been described.[1]

This subfamily is in the family Turbinellidae within the clade Neogastropoda (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).


Many columbariid species are found worldwide in deep water.[2]

Genera and species

Genera in the subfamily Columbariinae include:[3]


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