Discidae

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Discidae
Discus rotundatus.jpg
A live individual of Discus rotundatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Punctoidea
Family: Discidae
Thiele, 1931 (1866)
Synonyms

Patulinae Tryon, 1866 Gonyodiscinae A. J. Wagner, 1928 Anguispiridae MacMillan, 1955 (n.a.)

Discidae is a taxonomic family of small air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Punctoidea.[1]

Genera[edit]

The family Discidae has no subfamilies. Genera within the family Discidae include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  2. ^ a b Yanes Y., Holyoak G. A., Holyoak D. T., Alonso M. R. & Ibáñez M. (2011). "A new Discidae subgenus and two new species (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from the Canary Islands". Zootaxa 2911: 43-49. PDF.

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