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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Arionoidea
Family: Anadenidae
Pilsbry, 1948[1]

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Anadenidae is a taxonomic family of air-breathing land slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Arionidae (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

This family has no subfamilies (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).


Genera within the family Anadenidae include:


  1. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1948). Land Mollusca of North America (north of Mexico), volume II(2). Anadenidae is on pages 665 and 676.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gupta P. K. & Oli B. P. (1998). "The life cycle and growth of the slug, Anadenus altivagus (Theobald) from Kumaon Himalayan forests, India". Journal of Molluscan Studies 64: 250-253. doi:10.1093/mollus/64.2.250
  • Kuzminykh A. A. & Schileyko A. A. (2005). "Slugs of the family Anadenidae Pilsbry, 1948 (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) with descriptions of two new subgenera and three new species". Ruthenica 15(2): 109-118.
  • Schileyko A. A. (2007). "Treatise on Recent terrestrial pulmonate molluscs, Part 15 Oopeltidae, Anadenidae, Arionidae, Philomycidae, Succineidae, Athoracophoridae". Ruthenica, Supplement 2(15): 2049-2210.

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