Xerocrassa seetzeni

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Xerocrassa seetzeni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Hygromiidae
Genus: Xerocrassa
Species: X. seetzeni
Binomial name
Xerocrassa seetzeni
(Pfeiffer, 1847)[1]

Trochoidea seetzenii

Xerocrassa seetzeni is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Hygromiidae, the harry snails and their allies.


In the area of Negev desert in Israel investigated by Yom-Tov (1970)[2] Xerocrassa seetzeni was the most common snail species.


  1. ^ Pfeiffer L. 1847. Diagnosen neuer Heliceen. Zeitschrift für Malakozoologie 4: 12-16. Cassel.
  2. ^ Yom-Tov Y. 1970. The Effect of Predation on Population Densities of Some Desert Snails. Ecology, September 1970, Vol. 51, No. 5: pp. 907-911.

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