True Snails - Systematic Overview

Helicidae Rafinesque, 1815

The family of true snails (Helicidae), according to MolluscaBase, contains three subFamilys: Ariantinae, Helicinae and Murellinae. The subfamily Helicinae is further divided into tribes, before, as in the other subFamilys, a division into genera takes place. For simplification purposes, fossil groups from the list according to MolluscaBase have been omitted. The species mentioned are those described on the present homepage.

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Family Helicidae Rafinesque, 1815


Links and Literature:

MolluscaBase: Helicidae Rafinesque, 1815.


Last Change: 24.09.2022 (Robert Nordsieck).