Helicinoidea

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Helicinoidea
Alcadia conuloides.png
Alcadia conuloides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Neritimorpha

clade Cycloneritimorpha

Superfamily: Helicinoidea
Family

see text

Helicinoidea is a taxonomic superfamily of land snails that have an operculum. In other words, they are terrestrial operculate gastropod mollusks. They are in the superfamily Neritoidea and are quite closely related to the marine and freshwater nerites.

Taxonomy[edit]

The following families are within according to the taxonomy by Bouchet & Rocroi (2005):

References[edit]