Taxon profile


Pulmonata Cuvier in Blainville, 1814

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  superorder Heterobranchia


Functions restricted to taxon Pulmonata

Important groups

Clausiliidae - door snails, Vitrinidae - glass snails

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Pseudancylastrum troschelii (W. Dybowski, 1875)

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 6

suborder Basommatophora Keferstein, 1864
suborder Stylommatophora A. Schmidt, 1855
suborder Systellommatophora Pilsbry, 1948

Pulmonata incertae sedis

superfamily Ellobioidea H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
superfamily Otinoidea H. Adams & A. Adams, 1855
superfamily Trimusculoidea Zilch, 1959

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [6a61fbda-2cfe-45b3-a6c9-b3eecb8b8b55]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pulmonata]
Data retrieved on: 23 July 2015
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Pulmonata]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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