Helix mazzullii

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Helix mazzullii
Monte Cofano Cantareus mazzullii 0038.JPG
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: Helix
Species: H. mazzullii
Binomial name
Helix mazzullii
(De Cristofori & Jan, 1832)

Cantareus mazzullii
Cornu mazzullii

Helix mazzullii, also known as Cantareus mazzullii or Cornu mazzullii, is a species of large, edible, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the typical snails.

This species is endemic to Italy. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Manganelli, G. 2000. Cantareus mazzullii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.

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