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Ariolimax columbianus 9428.JPG
A live individual of Ariolimax columbianus in the wild, at Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
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: Ariolimacidae
Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1898[1]

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

Subfamilies and genera[edit]

The family Ariolimacidae consists of the two subfamilies:

Genera in the family Ariolimacidae include:



  • Zacoleus Pilsbry, 1903 - the type genus of the subfamily Zacoleinae


  1. ^ Pilsbry H. A. & Vanatta (13 June) 1898. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 50. Ariolimacidae is on the page 227.
  2. ^ Webb. (14 February) 1959. Gastropodia, 1(3):22.

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