Subulinidae

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Subulinidae
Temporal range: Lower Paleocene–Recent[1]
Rumina decollata.jpg
A live individual of the decollate snail, Rumina decollata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Achatinoidea
Family: Subulinidae
P. Fischer & Crosse, 1877[2]
Genera

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Subulinidae is a family of small tropical air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Achatinoidea.

Distribution[edit]

Worldwide.[1]

Anatomy[edit]

In this family, the number of haploid chromosomes lies between 26 and 35 (according to the values in this table).[3]

Subfamilies[edit]

The family Subulinidae consists of the following subfamilies (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005):[4] (The following unreferenced unchecked genera are probably from Schileyko (1999))

Genera[edit]

Genera in the family Subulinidae include:

Subulininae

Coeliaxinae

Glessulinae

  • Glessula Martens, 1860 - type genus of the subfamily Glessulinae[4]

Opeatinae

Petriolinae

Rishetiinae

Rumininae

Stenogyrinae

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Family summary for Subulinidae". AnimalBase, last modified 21-02-2006, accessed 15 March 2011.
  2. ^ Fischer P. & Crosse (1877). Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale. Rechearches zoologiques (7)1(6): 592.
  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. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Bouchet P., Rocroi J.-P., Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology (Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks) 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3925919724. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  5. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1907). Manual of Conchology (2)18(72): 330.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Mollusca". Diversidad Biológica Cubana, accessed 23 March 2011.
  7. ^ a b Baker, Horace B. 1930: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan – Williamson expedition in Venezuela. Occasional Paper of Museum of zoology. 210:1-51
  8. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1906). In: Tryon G. W. & Pilsbry H. A. (1906) Manual of Conchology (2)18: 14.
  9. ^ Naggs F. (1994). "The reproductive anatomy of Paropeas achatinaceum and a new concept of Paropeas (Pulmonata: Achatinoidea: Subulinidae)". Journal of Molluscan Studies 60(2): 175-191. doi:10.1093/mollus/60.2.175.
  10. ^ Salvador R. B., Cunha C. M. & Simone L. R. L. (2013). "Taxonomic revision of the orthalicid land snails (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora) from Trindade Island, Brazil". Journal of Natural History 47(13-14): 949-961. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.759290.
  11. ^ "Genus summary for Zootecus". AnimalBase, accessed 11 october 2010.
  12. ^ Wronski T. & Hausdorf B. (2009). "Oreohomorus apio new species from Uganda (Gastropoda: Subulinidae)". Journal of Conchology 40(1): 55-60. abstract.
  13. ^ "Genus summary for Rumina". AnimalBase, accessed 11 october 2010.
  14. ^ (Portuguese) Salgado N. C. & Coelho A. C. S. (2003). "Moluscos terrestres do Brasil (Gastrópodes operculados ou não, exclusive Veronicellidae, Milacidae e Limacidae)". Revista de Biología Tropical 51(Suppl. 3): 149-189. (with English abstract), PDF.
  15. ^ "New paper on Rhodea". Ashbreure's posterous, published 1 April 2011, accessed 1 April 2011.

Further reading[edit]

  • Schileyko A. A. (1999). "Treatise on Recent Terrestrial Pulmonate Molluscs. Part 4 Draparnaudiidae, Caryodidae, Macrocyclidae, Acavidae, Clavatoridae, Dorcasiidae, Sculptariidae, Corillidae, Plectopylidae, Megalobulimidae, Strophocheilidae, Cerionidae, Achatinidae, Subulinidae, Glessulidae, Micractaeonidae, Ferrussaciidae". In: Ruthenica., Supplement, 2(4): 435-564, Moscow, ISSN 0136-0027.

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