Rhytidoidea

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Rhytidoidea
Powelliphanta "Augustus".jpg
A Powelliphanta augusta from the upper Waimangaroa River.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Rhytidoidea
Pilsbry, 1893
Families
See text

The Rhytidoidea are a superfamily of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the informal group Sigmurethra.[1]

This taxonomy was based on the study by Nordsieck, published in 1986.[2]

Taxonomy[edit]

Families within the superfamily Rhytidoidea are as follows:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia. 47 (1-2). 
  2. ^ H. Nordsieck (1986). "The system of the Stylommatophora (Gastropoda), with special regard to the systematic position of the Clausiliidae, II. Importance of the shell and distribution". Archiv für Molluskenkunde. 117 (1-3): 93–116.