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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Infraclass: Euthyneura
Cohort: Tectipleura
Subcohort: Panpulmonata
Superorder: Eupulmonata
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Cylindrellinidae
Zilch, 1959

Cylindrellinidae is an extinct family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks.[1]


The family Cylindrellinidae 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).


Distoechia Crosse, 1890 : synonym of † Cylindrellina Munier-Chalmas, 1884 (junior subjective synonym)


  1. ^ MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Cylindrellinidae Zilch, 1959 †. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2022-11-07
  • Zilch, A. (1959-1960). Teil 2: Euthyneura. In: O. H. Schindewolf, ed., Handbuch der Paläozoologie, Band 6, Gastropoda . Borntraeger, Berlin. xii + 835