Rumina (gastropod)

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Rumina decollata.jpg
Rumina decollata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Achatinoidea
Family: Subulinidae
Subfamily: Rumininae
Genus: Rumina
Risso, 1826[1]

Rumina is a genus of medium-sized predatory land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Subulinidae.

Rumina is the type genus of the subfamily Rumininae.[2]


Species in the genus Rumina include:


  1. ^ Risso A. (1826). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Tome quatrième. pp. [1-3], j-vij [= 1-7], 1-439, pl. [1-12]. Paris. (Levrault).
  2. ^ Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Frýda, Jiri; Hausdorf, Bernard; Ponder, Winston; Valdés, Ángel & Warén, Anders (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  3. ^ a b Mienis H. K. (2003). "A new colony of Rumina saharica discovered in Israel". Tentacle 11: 11-12.

Further reading[edit]

  • Mienis H. K. (2002). "Rumina paviae: the giant decollated snail from North Africa". Triton 5: 33-34.