Kora corallina

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Kora corallina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Orthalicoidea
Family: Bulimulidae
Genus: Kora
Species: K. corallina
Binomial name
Kora corallina
Simone, 2012[1]

Kora corallina is a species of a tropical air-breathing land snail, a pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Bulimulidae.

Taxonomy[edit]

The scientific name Kora corallina is named in honour of Brazilian poet Cora Coralina.[1] Kora corallina is the type species of the genus Kora.[1] It was originally classified with the family Orthalicidae[1] and it was moved to the family Bulimulidae in 2016.[2]

Distribution[edit]

Kora corallina occurs in Santa Maria da Vitória municipality, in Bahia, Brazil.[1]

Description[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Simone L. R. L. (2012). "Taxonomical study on a sample of pulmonates from Santa Maria da Vitória, Bahia, Brazil, with description of a new genus and four new species (Mollusca: Orthalicidae and Megalobulimidae)". Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 52(36): 431–439. doi:10.1590/S0031-10492012021600001, HTML.
  2. ^ Salvador R. B. & Simone L. R. L. (2016). "A new species of Kora from Bahia, Brazil (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Orthalicoidea), with an emended diagnosis of the genus". Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A 9: 1–7. doi:10.18476/sbna.v9.a1.