Cantareus

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Cantareus
Monte Cofano Cantareus mazzullii 0038.JPG
Helix mazzullii, synonym: Cantareus mazzullii
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Cantareus

Risso, 1826[1]

Cantareus is a genus of air-breathing land snails, a pulmonate gastropod in the family Helicidae, the typical snails.

Cantareus is a synonym for the genus Helix.[2]

It contains the following species:

The species Cantareus mazzullii is now accepted as Cornu mazzullii.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Risso A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Tome quatrième. pp. [1-3], j-vij [= 1-7], 1-439, pl. [1-12]. Paris. (Levrault).
  2. ^ Genus taxon summary for Cantareus. AnimalBase, Last modified 14-11-2006 by F. Welter Schultes, accessed 1 April 2009.