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Testacella haliotidea.jpg
Drawing of the shelled slug, Testacella haliotidea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Testacelloidea
Gray, 1840
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The Testacelloidea are a superfamily of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the informal group Sigmurethra.[1]


The families within the Testacelloidea are as follows:[1]

This taxonomy was based on the study by Nordsieck, published in 1986,[2] and the publication by Schileyko in 2000.[3]


  1. ^ a b Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  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. 
  3. ^ A.A. Schileyko (1998–2003). "Treatise on recent terrestrial pulmonate molluscs". Ruthenica. suppl. 2: 1–1626.