Oxychilus mortilleti

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Oxychilus mortilleti
Oxychilus-mortilleti 01.jpg
Four shells of Oxychilus mortilleti
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
Subfamily: Oxychilinae
Genus: Oxychilus
Species: O. mortilleti
Binomial name
Oxychilus mortilleti
(L. Pfeiffer, 1859)[1]

Helix Mortilleti Pfeiffer, 1859

Oxychilus mortilleti is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Oxychilidae.

The specific name mortilleti is in honor of French scientist Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet (1821-1898).


The type locality is Lombardia, northern Italy.[1]

This species is known to occur in:


  1. ^ a b Pfeiffer L. (1859). Monographia heliceorum viventium. Sistens descriptiones systematicas et criticas omnium huius familiae generum et specierum hodie cognitarum. Volumen quartum. pp. I-IX [= 1-9], 1-920. Lipsiae. page 101.

External links[edit]

"Species summary for Oxychilus mortilleti". AnimalBase.