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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Euopisthobranchia
clade Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: Haminoeoidea
Family: Haminoeidae
Genus: Aliculastrum
Pilsbry, 1896[1]

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Aliculastrum is a genus of small sea snails or bubble snails, marine opisthobranch gastropod molluscs in the family Haminoeidae.[citation needed]

This genus was originally considered to be a subgenus of Atys.

Life habits[edit]

These bubble snails are herbivores; they live on plant or algal substrates.


Species in the genus Aliculastrum include:


  1. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1896). In: Tryon G. W. & Pilsbry H. A. (1896). Manual of Conchology 16: 237.