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†subfamily Melongeninae Gill 1871 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 121061

Alternative spelling: Melongeniinae

Synonym: Galeodidae Thiele 1925 (taxon 60425)

Parent taxon: Melongenidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Busyconinae, Cornulina, Deussenia, Echinofulgurinae, Fascioplex, Fyfea, Levifusus, Lomirosa, Nipponitys, Palaeatractus, Protobusycon, Pseudomazzalina, Pugilina, Pyrifusus, Rhombopsis, Saginafusus, Torquifer, Tropochasca, Volema

Subtaxa: Heligmotoma, Melongena, Pentzia, Probuccinum, Serrifusus, Sycostoma

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore