Tornatellides

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Tornatellides
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
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Superfamily:
Achatinelloidea
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Genus:
Tornatellides

Pilsbry, 1910
Species

See text.

Tornatellides is a genus of minute, air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks, or micromolluscs in the family Achatinellidae.

Distribution[edit]

This genus is endemic to the islands of the South Pacific.

Predators[edit]

These very small snails are preyed upon by caterpillars of the moth Hyposmocoma molluscivora.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Tornatellides include:

References[edit]

  • Powell A W B, New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
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