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Cepaea nemoralis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Order: Panpulmonata
Clade: Eupulmonata
Haszprunar & Huber, 1990

clade Systellommatophora
clade Stylommatophora

Eupulmonata is a taxonomic clade of air-breathing snails. The great majority of this group are land snails and slugs, but some are marine and some are saltmarsh snails that can tolerate salty conditions.

Linnean taxonomy[edit]

2005 taxonomy[edit]

In the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005) Eupulmonata is an unranked clade.[1]

Clade Eupulmonata[edit]

Contains the clades Systellommatophora and Stylommatophora

Clade Systellommatophora (Gymnomorpha)[edit]

Clade Stylommatophora[edit]

Contains the subclades Elasmognatha, Orthurethra and the informal group Sigmurethra

Subclade Elasmognatha[edit]

Subclade Orthurethra[edit]

Informal Group Sigmurethra[edit]

"Limacoid clade"[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.