Helicigona

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Helicigona
Helicigona lapicida PaR cropped.JPG
Helicigona lapicida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Helicidae
Genus: Helicigona
Férussac, 1821

Helicigona is a genus of medium-sized, air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Helicidae, the typical snails.[1]

Anatomy[edit]

The love dart of Helicigona lapicida

These snails create and use love darts during mating.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Helicigona include:[2]

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