Thomas Bland & Binney, 1872
The generic name Hemphillia is in honor of an American malacologist Henry Hemphill (1830–1914).
At least some species of this genus are known as jumping slugs due to their behavior when threatened. At such times, they "jump" by coiling up and straightening out repeatedly in rapid succession.
Species in the genus Hemphillia include:
- Hemphillia burringtoni
- Hemphillia camelus
- Hemphillia danielsi
- Hemphillia dromedarius
- Hemphillia glandulosa - type species
- Hemphillia malonei
- Hemphillia pantherina
- Bland T. & Binney W. G. (1874). "Description of Hemphillia, a new Genus of Terrestrial Mollusks". Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York. 10: 208-211. Plate 9.
- COSEWIC (2003). COSEWIC assessment and status report on the dromedary jumping-slug Hemphillia dromedarius in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 21 pp. http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/virtual_sara/files/cosewic/sr_dromedary_jumping_slug_e.pdf
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