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Temporal range: Miocene–Recent[1]
Upper Miocene-Recent
Argna-biplicata 02.jpg
Shells of Argna biplicata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Pupilloidea
Family: Arginidae
Hudec, 1965

See text.

Argnidae is a family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks.


Distribution of Argnidae include Europe: southern and eastern Alps and Carpathian Mountains.[1]


The Argnidae family is classified within the informal group Orthurethra, itself belonging to the clade Stylommatophora within the clade Eupulmonata (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

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


Genera in the family Argnidae include:


  1. ^ a b "Family summary for Argnidae". AnimalBase, last change 13-09-2006, accessed 4 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Genera in family Argnidae" [n = 3]. AnimalBase, accessed 4 August 2010.