Cochlostomatidae

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Cochlostomatidae
Cochlostoma nouleti MHNT.ZOO.2005.290.jpg
Cochlostoma nouleti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
informal group Architaenioglossa
Superfamily: Cyclophoroidea
Family: Cochlostomatidae
Kobelt, 1902

Cochlostomatinae are a family of small land snails which have operculums and gills. These are terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Cyclophoroidea.[1]

Distribution[edit]

These snails live in the limestone mountains of southern Europe and North Africa.

Genera[edit]

Genera in the family Cochlostomatidae include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2015). Cochlostomatidae Kobelt, 1902. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=833796 on 2015-02-16