|Three views of a shell of Microphysula cookei|
informal group Sigmurethra
Thysanophoridae is a family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Helicoidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
This family is defined by the absence of both a diverticulum and a stimulatory organ.
There are no subfamilies in Thysanophoridae.
Genera within the family Thysanophoridae include:
- Hojeda H. B. Baker, 1926
- Itzamna (unconfirmed)
- Lyroconus (unconfirmed)
- Mcleania (unconfirmed)
- Microconus (unconfirmed)
- Microphysula Cockerell, 1926 - Spruce snails
- Miroconus (unconfirmed)
- Pulchriconus (unconfirmed)
- Setidiscus (unconfirmed)
- Suavitas (unconfirmed)
- Thysanophora Strebel & Pfeffer, 1880 - the type genus
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- Pilsbry H. A. 1926 (5 August). The land mollusks of the Republic of Panama and the Canal Zone. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 78: 57-126, plates 9-10, Thysanophoridae at page 107.
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