Helicella

Summary

Helicella is a genus of small to medium-sized, air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Helicellinae of the family Geomitridae,[2] the hairy snails and their allies. [3]

Helicella
Helicella-itala 03.jpg
Two views of a shell of Helicella itala
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Geomitridae
Genus: Helicella
Férussac, 1821[1]
Type species
Helix itala Linnaeus, 1758
Synonyms
  • Helicella (Helicella) A. Férussac, 1821
  • Helicella (Jacosta) Gray, 1821 (new combination)
  • Helix (Helicella) A. Férussac, 1821 (original rank)
  • Planatella Clessin, 1876
  • Xerobulla Monterosato, 1892
  • Xerofriga Monterosato, 1892
  • Xerolaxa Monterosato, 1892
  • Xerolincta Monterosato, 1892

SpeciesEdit

Species within the genus Helicella include:[4]

  • Helicella bolenensis (Locard, 1882)
  • Helicella candoni Thach, 2018
  • Helicella cistorum (Morelet, 1845)
  • Helicella iberica (Rambur, 1869)
  • Helicella itala (Linnaeus, 1758) - type species
  • Helicella juglans (Gittenberger, 1991)
  • Helicella nubigena (Saulcy, 1852)
  • Helicella ordunensis (Kobelt, 1883)
  • Helicella orzai (Gittenberger & Manga, 1981)
  • Helicella sabulivaga (Mabille, 1881)
  • Helicella stiparum (Rossmässler, 1854)
  • Helicella striatitala Prieto, 1985
  • Helicella valdeona (Gittenberger & Manga, 1977)
Synonyms

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Férussac A. E. J. P. J. F. d'Audebard de [1821-1822]. Tableaux systématiques des animaux mollusques classés en familles naturelles, dans lesquels on a établi la concordance de tous les systèmes; suivis d'un prodrome général pour tous les mollusques terrestres ou fluviatiles, vivants ou fossiles. pp. j-xlvij [= 1-47], [1], 1-110, [1]. Paris, Londres.
  2. ^ Razkin, Oihana; Gómez-Moliner, Benjamín Juán; Prieto, Carlos Enrique; Martínez-Ortí, Alberto; Arrébola, José Ramón; Muñoz, Benito; Chueca, Luis Javier; Madeira, María José (February 2015). "Molecular phylogeny of the western Palaearctic Helicoidea (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 83: 99–117. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2014.11.014. ISSN 1055-7903. PMID 25485783.
  3. ^ MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Helicella A. Férussac, 1821. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153980 on 2021-02-01
  4. ^ "Species in genus Helicella". AnimalBase, accessed 29 June 2010.
  • Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.