Abstract

The family Architectonicidae consists of three subfamilies, Architectonicinae, Heliacinae and Pseudomalaxinae.

In the subfamily Architectonicinae five Recent species are included in the subgenus Architectonica (Architectonica); two Recent, three fossil (one new but unnamed) in the subgenus A. (Discotectonica); two Recent species in the subgenus A. (Solatisonax); one Recent species in the subgenus Philippia (Philippia); two Recent and one new fossil species (Philippia (Psilaxis) mitchellana Garrard) in the subgenus Philippia (Psilaxis); one Recent species is included as Architectonicinae sp.

In the subfamily Heliacinae, six Recent species, one of which (Heliacus (Heliacus) hedleyi Garrard) is new, and one new Recent subspecies (Heliacus (Heliacus) cerdaleus ponderi Garrard) are included in the subgenus Heliacus (Heliacus); 10 Recent species, one of which (Heliacus (Torinista) corallinus Garrard) is new, and one new fossil species (Heliacus (Torinista) darraghi Garrard) are included in the subgenus H. (Torinista); one Recent and two fossil species, one of which (Heliacus (Awarua) otwayanus Garrard) is described as new, and the other un-named, are included in the subgenus H. (Awarua); seven Recent species, one of which (Heliacus (Claraxis) colmani Garrard) is new, two unnamed and three fossil species, one of which (Heliacus (Claraxis) morningtonensis Garrard) is new and one unnamed, are included in the subgenus H. (Claraxis). In the subfamily Pseudomalaxinae, two Recent species, including one new species (Pseudomalaxis (Pseudomalaxis) thetidis Garrard) and two fossil species are included in the subgenus P. (Pseudomalaxis); one Recent species is included in the subgenus P. (Spirolaxis).

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Garrard, 1978, Rec. Aust. Mus. 31(13): 506–585
Author
T. A. Garrard
Year
1978
Title
A revision of Australian Architectonicidae (Gastropoda: Mollusca)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
31
Issue
13
Start Page
506
End Page
585
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.31.1978.204
Language
English
Plates
published 31 October 1978, not September 1977
Date Published
31 October 1978
Cover Date
30 September 1977
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
MOLLUSCA: GASTROPODA; TAXONOMY; FOSSIL
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Available Online
02 March 2009
Reference Number
204
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