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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Systellommatophora

Superfamily: Veronicelloidea
Family: Veronicellidae
Genus: Vaginulus
Férussac, 1829[1]

Vaginulus is a genus of air-breathing land slugs, shell-less terrestrial pulmonategastropod mollusks in the family Veronicellidae, the leatherleaf slugs.


Species in the genus Vaginulus include:



  1. ^ Férussac (1829). H.N.g. et p. Moll., Tabl. Limaces.
  2. ^ Baker H. B. (1925). "North American Veronicellidae". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 77: 157-184, pl. 4.
  3. ^ Robinson D. G., Hovestadt A., Fields A. & Breure A. S. H. (July 2009). "The land Mollusca of Dominica (Lesser Antilles), with notes on some enigmatic or rare species". Zoologische Mededelingen 83
  4. ^ Wu M., Guo J.-Y., Wan F.-H., Qin Q.-L., Wu Q. & Wiktor A. (2006). "A preliminary study of the predatory terrestrial mollusk Rathouisia leonina". The Veliger 48: 61-74.