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Diaphera cumingiana shell.png
Drawing of apertural, umbilical and abapertural views of a shell of Diaphera cumingiana.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Streptaxoidea
Family: Diapheridae
Panha & Naggs, 2010[1]
2 genera

Diapheridae is a family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Streptaxoidea.

Sutcharit et al. (2010)[1] established the new family Diapheridae within the superfamily Streptaxoidea in 2010.[1]


The family Diapheridae includes provisionally only two genera:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Sutcharit C., Naggs F., Wade C. M., Fontanilla I. & Panha S. (2010). "The new family Diapheridae, a new species of Diaphera Albers from Thailand, and the position of the Diapheridae within a molecular phylogeny of the Streptaxoidea (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 1-16. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00598.x.

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