Ambigolimax valentianus

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Ambigolimax valentianus
Lehmannia valentiana 2011 NYC.JPG
Three Ambigolimax valentianus from a compost barrel in Queens, NYC, US, in 2011
Lehmannia valentiana 2006-06-11 Jp3.JPG
A pale individual of Ambigolimax valentianus from Japan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
clade limacoid clade
Superfamily: Limacoidea
Family: Limacidae
Subfamily: Limacinae
Genus: Ambigolimax
Species: A. valentianus
Binomial name
Ambigolimax valentianus
(Férussac, 1822)[1]

Ambigolimax valentianus (previously known as Lehmannia valentiana) is a species of air-breathing land slug, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Limacidae.

Distribution[edit]

This species is known to occur in a number of countries and islands including:

Two views of an internal shell of Ambigolimax valentianus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Férussac, A. E. J. P. J. F. d'Audebard de [1821-1822]. Tableaux systématiques des animaux mollusques classés en familles naturelles, dans lesquels on a établi la concordance de tous les systèmes; suivis d'un prodrome général pour tous les mollusques terrestres ou fluviatiles, vivants ou fossiles. pp. j-xlvij [= 1-47], [1], 1-110, [1]. Paris, Londres. (Bertrand, Sowerby).
  2. ^ Wiktor A., De-niu C. & Wu M. (2000). "Stylommatophoran slugs of China (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) – prodromus". Folia Malacologica 8(1): 3-35.

Further reading[edit]

  • Waldén H. W. 1961. On the variation, nomenclature, distribution and taxonomical position of Limax (Lehmannia) valentianus Férussac (Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Arkiv för Zoologi, 15: 71–95.

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