|Three views of a shell of Oreohelix subrudis|
Oreohelicidae is a family of small to medium-sized air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Punctoidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
Oreohelix, the type genus, is ovoviviparous. Radiocentrum, a subgenus of Oreohelix, is oviparous(Tompa, 1979). The group as a whole generally lacks any apertural barriers or teeth and displays wide variety of shell morphologies (Burke & Leonard 2014).
The family Oreohelicidae has no subfamilies.
Genera within the family Oreohelicidae include:
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- Barker G. M.: Gastropods on Land: Phylogeny, Diversity and Adaptive Morphology. in Barker G. M. (ed.): The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, 2001, ISBN 0-85199-318-4. 1-146, cited pages: 139 and 142.
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