Chondrinidae

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Chondrinidae
Chondrina avenacea shell.jpg
8 shells of Chondrina avenacea, scale in mm
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Pupilloidea
Family: Chondrinidae
Steenberg, 1925
Genera
see text
Diversity[1][2]
about 70 extant species in six genera plus 4 new species in 2010

Chondrinidae is a family of mostly minute air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the order Pulmonata.

Anatomy[edit]

In this family, the number of haploid chromosomes lies between 26 and 30 (according to the values in this table).[3]

Taxonomy[edit]

2005 taxonomy[edit]

According to the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005) the family Chondrinidae has no subfamilies.

2010 taxonomy[edit]

Kokshoorn B. & Gittenberger (2010)[2] established a new subfamily to system of Chondrinidae:[2]

Genera[edit]

There are six genera within the family Chondrinidae and they include:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kokshoorn B. (3 December 2008). "Resolving riddles and presenting new puzzles in Chondrinidae phylogenetics". Doctoral thesis, Leiden University, ISBN 978-90-71382-56-7. https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/handle/1887/13342?mode=more
  2. ^ a b c Kokshoorn B. & Gittenberger E. (2010). "Chondrinidae taxonomy revisited: new synonymies, new taxa, and a checklist of species and subspecies (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata)". Zootaxa 2539: 1-62. 22 plates. preview.
  3. ^ Barker G. M.: Gastropods on Land: Phylogeny, Diversity and Adaptive Morphology. in Barker G. M. (ed.): The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, 2001, ISBN 0-85199-318-4. 1-146, cited pages: 139 and 142.
  4. ^ Genera in family Chondrinidae [n = 6]. AnimalBase, accessed 16 April 2009.