Helicinae

Belongs within: Helicoidei.Contains: Helix. The Helicinae is a group of snails native to the western Palaearctic, though several species have become distributed around the world through human transportation. Perhaps the best known such species is the garden snail Cornu aspersum, a large species with a globose brown shell patterned with lighter speckles and spiral bands.… Continue reading Helicinae

Helix

Belongs within: Helicinae. Helix is a western Palaearctic genus including the edible snail H. pomatia and related species. <==Helix Linnaeus 1758 [=Pentataenia Schmidt 1855; Pentataeniae, Pentataeniidae, Pentataeniinae]BR05 |–*H. (Helix) pomatia Linnaeus 1758BR17 (see below for synonymy) |–H. (Aglaia) infumataC64 |–H. (Camoena) piliodon Benson 1860TC89 |–H. (Carocolla)S41d | |–‘Carocolla’ bidentataG40 | |–H. (C.) dealbata Broderip 1841B41c… Continue reading Helix

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Hadrinae

Belongs within: Helicoidei. The Hadrinae are a group of land snails found in Australia and southeast Asia united by molecular analysis. Members of this clade either lack a head wart or have the head wart (positioned between and just behind the ommatophores) exposed and not eversible (Solem 1997). <==Hadrinae [Hadridae, Sinumeloninae]BR17 |–Micromelon Solem 1992S97 |–Lacustrelix… Continue reading Hadrinae

Sphaerospira

Belongs within: Helicoidei. Sphaerospira is a genus of large snails found in southeastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales characterised by a black mantle (Stanisic et al. 2010). Characters (from Stanisic et al. 2010): Shell large to very large, globose to conically globose, with a low to elevated spire; whorls rounded, sutures impressed; protoconch with… Continue reading Sphaerospira

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Austrochloritis

Belongs within: Helicoidei. Austrochloritis is a genus of snails found in southeastern Australia with a teleoconch sculpture including periostracal setae and wavy ridgelets (Stanisic et al. 2010). Characters (from Stanisic et al. 2010): Shell small to large, subdiscoidal to turbinate with a flat to elevated spire; whorls rounded, shouldered to angulate or keeled, sutures moderately… Continue reading Austrochloritis

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Steorra

Belongs within: Helicoidei. Steorra is a genus of large snails with a banded or monochrome shell found in northeastern Queensland (Stanisic et al. 2010). Characters (from Stanisic et al. 2010): Shell large to very large, solid to fairly thin, turbinately globose to trochoidally globose with a low to elevated conical spire; whorls rounded to subangulate,… Continue reading Steorra

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Figuladra

Belongs within: Helicoidei. Figuladra is a genus of snails found in southeastern Queensland possessing a globose, almost smooth shell and red mantle (Stanisic et al. 2010). Characters (from Stanisic et al. 2010): Shell large to very large, loosely to tightly coiled, depressedly globose to trochoidally globose with a dome-shaped spire; whorls rounded and often laterally… Continue reading Figuladra

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Bradybaeninae

Belongs within: Helicoidei. The Bradybaeninae are a group of snails found in Eurasia and Africa, characterised by a dart sac bearing two divided glands with one to two accessory sacs. <==BradybaeninaeBR05 |–Aegista Albers 1850BR17 [Aegistinae, AegistiniBR05] | `–*A. chinensis (Philippi 1845) [=Helix chinensis]BR17 |–BradybaeniniBR05 | |–Buliminopsis Heude 1890 [Buliminopsinae]BR05 | | `–*B. buliminus (Heude 1882)… Continue reading Bradybaeninae

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Helicoidei

Belongs within: Heterobranchia.Contains: Sagdidae, Thysanophoridae, Trissexodontidae, Sphincterochilidae, Pleurodontidae, Helicodontidae, Geomitrinae, Helicellinae, Triodopsinae, Polygyrinae, Epiphragmophora, Lysinoinae, Helminthoglyptinae, Humboldtiana, Otostomus, Helicinae, Ariantinae, Leptaxinae, Trochulinae, Amplirhagada, Austrochloritis, Sphaerospira, Figuladra, Torresitrachia, Steorra, Setobaudinia, Camaeninae, Bradybaeninae, Hadrinae. The Helicoidei are a clade of terrestrial gastropods united by molecular phylogenetic analysis (Bouchet et al. 2017). Molecular data also support the division… Continue reading Helicoidei

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Camaeninae

Belongs within: Helicoidei. The Camaeninae are a group of snails found between southern China and the Solomon Islands and northern and eastern Australia. Members of this group are distinguished by an eversible head wart together with a genital system including a long tubular verge and elongated penis complex. Species found in South Australia commonly have… Continue reading Camaeninae

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