Taxon profile



kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Pulmonata - pulmonates »  superfamily Achatinoidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Achatininae Mead, 1994

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

genus Achatina Lamarck, 1799 - Giant African Land Snails
genus Archachatina Albers, 1850
genus Atopochochlis Crosse & Fischer, 1888
genus Columna G. Perry, 1811
genus Comoropeas Pilsbry, 1906
genus Leptocala C.M.F. Ancey, 1888
genus Leptocalina Bequaert, 1950
genus Lignus Gray, 1834
genus Limicolaria Schumacher, 1817
genus Perideriopsis Putzeys, 1898
genus Pseudachatina Albers, 1850

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9e8eef48-f92e-43cc-b168-dff26ec529eb]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Achatinidae]
Data retrieved on: 22 July 2015
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Achatinidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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