Zonitoides

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Zonitoides
Zonitoides arboreus.jpg
Two individuals of Zonitoides arboreus on orchid plants
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
clade limacoid clade
Superfamily: Gastrodontoidea
Family: Gastrodontidae
Genus: Zonitoides
Lehmann, 1862[1]

Zonitoides is a genus of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the family Gastrodontidae.

Distribution[edit]

The distribution of Zonitoides includes: North America, eastern and northern Asia, and Europe.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Zonitoides include:

Anatomy[edit]

Species in this genus of snails make and use love darts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lehmann R. 1862. Ueber eine neue Heliceen-Gattung. Malakozoologische Blätter 9: 111-112.
  2. ^ "Genus summary for Zonitoides". AnimalBase, last modified 22 January 2009, accessed 3 September 2010.

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