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Ramusculus subulatus.jpg
Three shells of Ramusculus subulatus from Chatyr-Dag
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Enoidea
Family: Enidae
Genus: Ramusculus
Lindholm, 1925[1]

Ramusculus is a monotypic genus of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the family Enidae. The sole species lives in the Crimean Peninsula.[2] The only species belonging to Ramusculus is Bulimus subulata (Rossmässler 1837). Zebrina (Ramusculus) mienisi Gittenberger 1986 living in Erzurum Province (northeast Turkey) was also assigned to Ramusculus, but was subsequently placed in a separate genus, Ayna Páll-Gergely, 2009.[3]


  1. ^ Lindholm (1925). "Beitrag zur Systematik und Nomenklatur der Familie Enidae (Buliminidae).". Archiv für Molluskenkunde 57(1): 23-41.
  2. ^ Zilch, Adolf (1959). Handbuch der Paläozoologie. Gastropoda. Teil 2. Euthyneura (part.). pp. 1–200. 
  3. ^ Páll-Gergely, Barna (2009). "REVISION OF THE TURKISH RAMUSCULUS TAXA WITH DESCRIPTION OF AYNA GEN. NOV. (GASTROPODA: PULMONATA: ENIDAE)". Journal of Conchology. 40 (1): 73–77. 

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