Boreolestes likharevi

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Boreolestes likharevi
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: Parmacelloidea
Family: Trigonochlamydidae
Subfamily: Trigonochlamydinae
Genus: Boreolestes
Species: B. likharevi
Binomial name
Boreolestes likharevi
Schileyko & Kijashko, 1999[1]

Boreolestes likharevi is a species of predatory air-breathing land slug, a shell-less pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Trigonochlamydidae.

Boreolestes likharevi is the type species of the genus Boreolestes.[2]

The specific name likharevi is in honor of the Russian malacologist Ilya Mikhailovich Likharev.


The type locality for Boreolestes likharevi is the west-facing slope of Mount Oshten, Oshten-Fisht Mountains, North-Western Caucasus,[2] Republic of Adygea, Russia.


  1. ^ Schileyko A. A. & Kijashko P. V. (1999). "Boreolestes gen. nov., a new genus of carnivorous slugs from Western Caucasus, and some considerations on the phylogeny of Trigonochlamydidae (Pulmonata)". Ruthenica 9(1): 39-46.
  2. ^ a b Kantor Yu I., Vinarski M. V., Schileyko A. A. & Sysoev A. V.(published online on December 22, 2009). "Catalogue of the continental mollusks of Russia and adjacent territories". Version 2.3.