Rumina (gastropod)

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Rumina
Rumina decollata.jpg
Rumina decollata (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Rumina

Risso, 1826[1]

Rumina is a genus of medium-sized predatory land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Achatinidae.[2]

Rumina is the type genus of the subfamily Rumininae.[3]

Species[edit]

Species in the genus Rumina include:

References[edit]

  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. ^ Bank, R. (2017). Classification of the Recent terrestrial Gastropoda of the World. Last update: July 16th, 2017.. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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.