Taxon profile


Gastropoda Cuvier, 1795

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  superclassis Cyrtosoma

Other names

= slugs
= snails


Functions restricted to taxon Gastropoda

Important groups

Cypraeidae - Cowries, Pulmonata - pulmonates

Recently completed profiles

Turricula navarchus J. C. Melvill & R. Standen, 1903
Turricula catena L. A. Reeve, 1843
Turricula aethiopica J. Thiele, 1925
Turricula gemmulaeformis J. Thiele, 1925
Turricula sumatrana J. Thiele, 1925
Turricula sulcicancellata (K.H. Barnard, 1958)
Turricula amplisulcus K. H. Barnard, 1958
Turricula faurei K. H. Barnard, 1958
Turricula thurstoni E. A. Smith, 1896
Lienardia nigrocincta Montrouzier in Montrouzier & Souverbie, 1872 Indo-Pacific

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 26

superorder Heterobranchia J. E. Gray, 1840
order Patellogastropoda Lindberg, 1986
order Vetigastropoda Salvini-Plawen, 1980 - limpets
order Cocculiniformia Haszprunar, 1987
order Caenogastropoda Cox, 1960

Gastropoda incertae sedis

superfamily Euomphaloidea
superfamily Loxonematoidea Koken, 1889
superfamily Macluritoidea
superfamily Ophiletoidea
superfamily Straparollinoidea
superfamily Trochonematoidea
family Holopeidae

Links and literature

CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Gastropoda]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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extinct taxon

Taxon restriction
Gastropoda - gastropods