Helicodontidae

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Helicodontidae
Helicodonta obvoluta.jpg
Two immature and one mature shells of Helicodonta obvoluta, scale bar in mm
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: Helicodontidae
Kobelt, 1904[1]
Genera

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Helicodontidae is a family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the clade Eupulmonata (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

Taxonomy[edit]

The Helicodontidae family is classified within the clade Stylommatophora within the clade Eupulmonata (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

Subfamilies and genera[edit]

There are two subfamilies in the family Helicodontidae.

The type genus is Helicodonta Férussac, 1821.

  • subfamily Helicodontinae Kobelt, 1904 - synonym: Gonostomatinae Kobelt, 1904, Drepanostomatini Schileyko, 1991
  • subfamily Lindholmiolinae Schileyko, 1978

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kobelt. 1904. Iconographie der Land- & Süsswasser-Mollusken. New series, 11: 131.

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