Oxychilidae

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Oxychilidae
Daudebardia rufa live.jpg
A live individual of the semi-slug species Daudebardia rufa
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: Gastrodontoidea
Family: Oxychilidae
Hesse in Geyer, 1927 (1879)[1]
Subfamilies

Oxychilidae is a taxonomic family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Gastrodontoidea.

Distribution[edit]

The distribution of Oxychilidae includes the Nearctic, western-Palearctic, eastern-Palearctic, Neotropical, Ethiopia and Hawaii.[2]

Taxonomy[edit]

The following three subfamilies were recognized in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005):

  • Subfamily Oxychilinae Hesse, 1927 (1879) - synonyms: Helicellinae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1855 (inv.); Hyalininae Clessin, 1876 (inv.); Hyaliniinae Strebel & Pfeffer, 1879; Nastiinae A. Riedel, 1989
  • Subfamily Daudebardiinae Kobelt, 1906
  • Subfamily Godwiniinae Cooke, 1921

Genera[edit]

Genera within the Oxychilidae include:

subfamily Oxychilinae

subfamily Daudebardiinae

subfamily Godwiniinae

Cladogram[edit]

The following cladogram shows the phylogenic relationships of this family to the other families within the limacoid clade:[2]

 limacoid clade 
 Staffordioidea 

Staffordiidae




 Dyakioidea 

Dyakiidae


 Gastrodontoidea 

Pristilomatidae




Chronidae




Euconulidae



Trochomorphidae





Gastrodontidae



Oxychilidae







 Parmacelloidea 

Trigonochlamydidae



Parmacellidae



Milacidae





 Zonitoidea 

Zonitidae


 Helicarionoidea 

Helicarionidae




Ariophantidae



Urocyclidae





 Limacoidea 

Vitrinidae




Boettgerillidae




Limacidae



Agriolimacidae









References[edit]

  1. ^ Hesse P. (1927). Unsere Land- & Süsswasser-Mollusken, 3rd ed.: 47.
  2. ^ a b Hausdorf B. (2000). "Biogeography of the Limacoidea sensu lato (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora): Vicariance Events and Long-Distance Dispersal". Journal of Biogeography 27(2): 379-390. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2699.2000.00403.x, JSTOR.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Falkner G., Obrdlík P., Castella E. & Speight M. C. D. (2001). Shelled Gastropoda of Western Europe. München: Friedrich-Held-Gesellschaft, 267 pp.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Oxychilus". Molluscs of central Europe, accessed 4 September 2010.
  5. ^ a b "Daudebardiidae". Molluscs of central Europe, accessed 4 September 2010.

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