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PULMONATA (slugs and snails)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subclass)

ARCHAEOPULMONATA (hollow-shelled snails) Order 2 subtaxa  
ELLOBIIDAE L. Pfeiffer, 1854 (1822) (hollow-shelled snails) Family 2 subtaxa  
Myosotella denticulata (Montagu, 1803) (a mouse-eared snail) Species   1 ident refs
Myosotella myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) (Mouse-eared Snail)
Crawling - lateral view
Species   1 ident refs
BASOMMATOPHORA (pond snails) Order 1 subtaxon  
OTINIDAE H. Adams & A. Adams, 1855 (a family of snails) Family 1 subtaxon  
Otina ovata (Brown, 1827) (a non-marine mollusc) Species   1 ident refs
STYLOMMATOPHORA (slugs and snails)
AGRIOLIMACIDAE (a family of slugs), eg: Deroceras (Deroceras) reticulatum (Netted Slug, Netted Field Slug) - Foreparts - close-up ARIONIDAE (roundback slugs), eg: Arion (Arion) ater (Great Black Slug, Large Black Slug) - Mating pair CHONDRINIDAE (chrysalis snails), eg: Abida secale (Large Chrysalis Snail) - Mouth CLAUSILIIDAE (door snails), eg: Cochlodina (Cochlodina) laminata (Plaited Door Snail) - Live animal - crawling left - dorso-lateral view COCHLICOPIDAE (agate snails), eg: Cochlicopa cf. lubrica (Slippery Moss Snail) - Front view ENIDAE (bulins), eg: Merdigera obscura (Lesser Bulin) - Shell - close-up HELICIDAE (typical snails), eg: Cepaea (Cepaea) nemoralis (Brown Lipped Snail, Brown-lipped Snail) - Yf0345, dark lip - active - side view LIMACIDAE (keelback slugs), eg: Limax maximus (Great Grey Slug, Leopard Slug) - Dorsal view PUPILLIDAE (moss snails), eg: Pupilla (Pupilla) muscorum (Moss Chrysalis Snail) - Top view
Order 34 subtaxa 37 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Adams, L.E., 1896 The collector's manual of British land and freshwater shells
Cameron, R., 2003 Land Snails in the British Isles
Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. & Sankey, J., 1961 Land Invertebrates, a guide to British worms, molluscs and arthropods, excluding insects
Kerney, M.P. & Cameron, R.A.D., 1979 A Field Guide to the Land Snails of Britain and North-west Europe
Pfegler, V. & Chatfield, J., 1988 A Guide to Snails of Britain and Europe
Pfleger, V., 1998 A Field Guide in Colour to Molluscs


Gargominy O. & Ripken, T.E.J., 2011 Une collection de référence pour la malacofaune terrestre de France: a reference collection for French terrestrial molluscs

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 14 general literature references to PULMONATA (slugs and snails)

PULMONATA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
(slugs and snails)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 29 feeding and other relationships of PULMONATA (slugs and snails)

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