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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Caenogastropoda
Ordo: Neogastropoda
Superfamilia: Muricoidea

Familia: Muricidae
Subfamilia: Typhinae
Genera (11 + 3†): Brasityphis – Distichotyphis – Haustellotyphis – Laevityphis – MonstrotyphisSiphonochelus – Typhina – Typhinellus – Typhis – Typhisala – Typhisopsis – †Lyrotyphis – †Pilsbrytyphis – †Rugotyphis

Typhinae Cossmann, 1903

Houart, R. 2015. Description of a new species of Typhinellus (Gastropoda: Muricidae: Typhinae) from the Western Atlantic. Zootaxa 4007(3): 427–432. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4007.3.9. Preview (PDF) Reference page.


Typhinae in the World Register of Marine Species
Digital Murex[1]

Typhinae is a subfamily in the family Muricidae.[1]

According to the World Register of Marine Species, the subfamily Trophoninae contains 15 genera:[2]

Brasityphis Absalão & Santos, 2003
Choreotyphis Iredale, 1936
Distichotyphis Keen & Campbell, 1964
Haustellotyphis Jousseaume, 1880
Hirtotyphis Jousseaume, 1880

Laevityphis Cossmann, 1903
Lyrotyphis Jousseaume, 1880
Monstrotyphis Habe, 1961
Pilsbrytyphis Woodring, 1959
Rugotyphis Vella, 1961
Siphonochelus Jousseaume, 1880
Trubatsa Dall, 1889
Typhina Jousseaume, 1880
Typhinellus Jousseaume, 1880
Typhis Montfort, 1810


† Indotyphis Keen, 1944: synonym of † Laevityphis (Indotyphis) Keen, 1944 (uncertain status)
Talityphis Jousseaume, 1882 : synonym of Typhina Jousseaume, 1880 (junior synonym)
Typhisala Jousseaume, 1881: synonym of Typhina Jousseaume, 1880 (junior synonym)
Typhisopsis Jousseaume, 1880: synonym of Typhina Jousseaume, 1880 (junior synonym)


MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Typhinae Cossmann, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-11-07

WoRMS : Typhinae; accessed : 10 August 2015

Houart, R, Buge, B. & Zuccon, D. (2021). A taxonomic update of the Typhinae (Gastropoda: Muricidae) with a review of New Caledonia species and the description of new species from New Caledonia, the South China Sea and Western Australia. Journal of Conchology. 44(2): 103–147.

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