Taxon profile


Gastropoda Cuvier, 1795

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

Other names

= slugs
= snails


Functions restricted to taxon Gastropoda

Important groups

Fissurellidae - Keyhole Limpets, Chilodontidae, Melanopsinae, Epitoniidae - Wentletraps, Marginellidae - Margin Shells, Buccinidae - Whelks, Muricidae - Muricids, Conidae, Hipponicidae - Bonnet-limpets, Cypraeidae - Cowries, Pulmonata - pulmonates

Recently completed profiles

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Chicoreus ramosus C. Linnaeus, 1758 - Giant Murex
Chicoreus strigatus L. A. Reeve, 1849
Chicoreus microphyllus J. B. Lamarck, 1816
Chicoreus maurus W. J. Broderip, 1833
Chicoreus insularum H. A. Pilsbry, 1921
Chicocenebra gubbi L. A. Reeve, 1849
Chicoreus florifer L. A. Reeve, 1846
Chicoreus denudatus Perry, 1811

Included taxa

Number of records: 27

subclass Patellogastropoda Lindberg, 1986 - Limpets
subclass Vetigastropoda Salvini-Plawen, 1980
subclass Cocculiniformia Haszprunar, 1987
subclass Neritimorpha
subclass Caenogastropoda Cox, 1960
subclass Gastropoda incertae sedis Bouchet
subclass Heterobranchia J. E. Gray, 1840
subclass Neomphalina Bouchet

Gastropoda incertae sedis

superfamily Euomphaloidea
superfamily Loxonematoidea Koken, 1889
superfamily Macluritoidea
superfamily Ophiletoidea
superfamily Straparollinoidea
superfamily Trochonematoidea
family Holopeidae Wenz, 1938
family Pseudophoridae Miller, 1889

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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