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Leiostracus vittatus (Spix, 1827) (8633475441).jpg
Leiostracus vittatus from Brazil
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
Subfamily: Bulimulinae
Genus: Leiostracus
Albers, 1850[1]

Leiostracus is a genus of small to medium-sized neotropical, air-breathing land snails, pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Bulimulinae within the family Bulimulidae. This genus is endemic to South America, occurring in Guyana, Surinam and Brazil.[2][3][4]


Species in the genus Leiostracus include:[2][4]


  1. ^ Albers, J. C. (1850). Die Heliceen, nach natürlicher Verwandtschaft systematisch geordnet. Berlin (Enslin). pp. 1–262.
  2. ^ a b Salvador, R. B.; Cavallari, D. C. (2014). "A new species of Leiostracus from Bahia, Brazil (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Orthalicidae)" (PDF). Iheringia, Série Zoologia. 104 (1): 39–42. doi:10.1590/1678-4766201410413942. ISSN 0073-4721.
  3. ^ Salvador, R. B.; Cavallari, D. C. (2013). "Taxonomic revision of Leiostracus onager and Leiostracus subtuszonatus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Orthalicidae)". Journal of Conchology. 41 (4): 511–518. ISSN 0022-0019. OCLC 6988449.
  4. ^ a b Simone, L. R. L. (2006). Land and Freshwater Molluscs of Brazil. EGB, Fapesp. São Paulo, Brazil. 390 pp. ISBN 85-906670-0-6.
  5. ^ Pilsbry, H. A. "Leiostracus webberi, a new bulimulid snail from Ecuador". The Nautilus. 53 (1): 28–29. ISSN 0028-1344.