Perforatella bidentata

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Perforatella bidentata
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Perforatella bidentata shells
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: Hygromiidae
Genus: Perforatella
Species: P. bidentata
Binomial name
Perforatella bidentata
(Gmelin, 1791)[2]

Helix bidentata Gmelin, 1791

Perforatella bidentata is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Hygromiidae, the hairy snails and their allies.

Life cycle[edit]

The size of the egg is 1.7 × 2 mm.[3]

This species of snail makes and uses love darts during mating.


This species is known to occur in:


  1. ^ IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <>. Downloaded on 4 October 2008.
  2. ^ Gmelin J. F. [1791]. Caroli a Linné, systema naturae. Tom. I. Pars VI. - pp. 3021-3910. [Lipsiae]. ([G. E. Beer]).
  3. ^ Heller J.: Life History Strategies. in Barker G. M. (ed.): The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, 2001, ISBN 0-85199-318-4. 1-146, cited page: 428.
  4. ^ Balashov I. & Gural-Sverlova N. 2012. An annotated checklist of the terrestrial molluscs of Ukraine. Journal of Conchology. 41 (1): 91-109.