Proserpina (gastropod)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Neritimorpha

clade Cycloneritimorpha

Superfamily: Helicinoidea
Family: Proserpinidae
Genus: Proserpina
G. B. Sowerby II, 1839

Proserpina is a genus of small land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the family Proserpinidae. Proserpina is the type genus of the family Proserpinidae.[1]


Distribution of the genus Proserpina include Cuba[2] and Jamaica[3] .


Species within the genus Proserpina include:


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  2. ^ a b c "Mollusca". Diversidad Biológica Cubana, accessed 23 March 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e Rosenberg G. & Muratov I. V. (2006). "Status Report on the Terrestrial Mollusca of Jamaica" Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 155(1): 117-161. doi:10.1635/i0097-3157-155-1-117.1.
  4. ^ [1]. Neritopsine Gastropods, accessed 06 March 2014.