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suborder

Stylommatophora A. Schmidt, 1855

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

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Description

Eyes at the extremities of the superior tentacles.
Almost exclusively terrestrial mollusks, none fluviatile ; having four tentacles, the superior pair the largest, invaginate or retractile, oculiferous at their extremities.
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

falanga Orthurethra
falanga Sigmurethra Pilsbry, 1900
falanga Elasmognatha

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [ffea9d97-e92c-49ce-83ac-dd8ca5560d62]

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

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