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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Urocoptoidea
Family: Epirobiidae
Thompson, 2012[1]
22 species

Epirobiidae is a family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Urocoptoidea.[1]


The American malacologist Fred G. Thompson established the family Epirobiidae in 2012 for five genera of snails (Epirobia, Propilsbrya, Pectinistemma, Gyrocion, Prionoloplax), which were previously placed within the family Urocoptidae.[1]


Genera in the family Epirobiidae include:


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Thompson F. G. (2012). "The land snail genus Epirobia and allied genera in México and Central America, with the description of a new family, the Epirobiidae (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Urocoptoidea)". Bulletin Florida Museum of Natural History 51: 167-215. PDF.