Sitala palmaria

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Sitala palmaria
HelixPalmaria.jpg
Drawing of an apertural view of the shell of Sitala palmaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
clade Sigmurethra
clade limacoid clade

Superfamily: Helicarionoidea
Family: Helicarionidae
Subfamily: Durgellinae
Tribe: Durgellini
Genus: Sitala
Species: S. palmaria
Binomial name
Sitala palmaria
(Benson, 1864)
Synonyms

Helix palmaria Benson, 1864

Sitala palmaria is a species of air-breathing land snail, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Helicarionidae.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in India, and was described from Nandi Hills, India by malacologist William Henry Benson in 1864.

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