Limacus

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Limacus
Limax flavus.JPG
Limacus maculatus
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Limacus

Type species
Limacus breckworthianus Lehmann, 1864
Synonyms
  • Limax (Limacus) Lehmann, 1864
  • Plepticolimax Malm, 1868
  • Simrothia Clessin, 1884

Limacus is a genus of air-breathing land slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Limacidae, the short-keeled slugs. [2]

Species[edit]

Species within this subgenus include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Limacus breckworthianus Lehmann, 1864 : synonym of Limacus flavus (Linnaeus, 1758)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in German) Lehmann R. 1864. Neue Nacktschnecken aus Australien. Malakozoologische Blätter 11: 145-149. Cassel.
  2. ^ MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Limacus Lehmann, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=818351 on 2019-06-01
  3. ^ AnimalBase info at: Genus taxon summary for Limacus. AnimalBase, accessed 10 August 2009.