Alcadia hispida

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Alcadia hispida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Neritimorpha

clade Cycloneritimorpha

Superfamily: Helicinoidea
Family: Helicinidae
Subfamily: Helicininae
Genus: Alcadia
Species: A. hispida
Binomial name
Alcadia hispida
(Pfeiffer, 1839)

Alcadia hispida is a species of an operculate land snail, terrestrial gastropod mollusk in the family Helicinidae.[1][2]


This species lives in Cuba.[1]


Alcadia hispida is a ground dwelling species.[2]

Predators of Alcadia hispida include larvae of firefly bug Alecton discoidalis.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Mollusca" Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine.. Diversidad Biológica Cubana, accessed 23 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Rios O. M. & Quinta M. H. (2010). "Larval Feeding Habits of the Cuban Endemic Firefly Alecton discoidalis Laporte (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)". Psyche 2010, Article ID 149879, 5 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/149879.