Monadenia

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Monadenia
Monadenia fidelis 15008.JPG
Monadenia fidelis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Monadeniidae
Genus: Monadenia
Pilsbry, 1895[1]

Monadenia is a genus of air-breathing land snails in the family Monadeniidae. These pulmonate, terrestrial molluscs belong to gastropods.

Snails in this genus create and use love darts as part of their mating behavior.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Monadenia include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1895). In: Tryon G. W. & Pilsbry H. A. Manual of Conchology (2)9: 198.

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