Figuladra

Pale banded snail Figuladra mattea, from the Queensland Museum.

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 compressed, sutures impressed; protoconch with weak, crowded radial ridges, teleoconch smooth, microsculpture of extremely fine, periostracal microradial threads; lip reflected; umbilicus narrowly open to almost closed. Colour yellowish with few to numerous brown spiral bands to monochrome yellow; lip white, often with dark brown suffusion behind it and extending to umbilical area. Animal pinkish orange with red mantle.

<==Figuladra Iredale 1933 SS10
|–F. incei (Philippi 1846) SS10
|    |–F. i. incei (see below for synonymy) SS10
|    |–*F. i. curtisiana (Pfeiffer 1864) (see below for synonymy) SS10
|    `–F. i. lessoni (Pfeiffer 1846) (see below for synonymy) SS10
|–F. appendiculata (Reeve 1854) [incl. Helix thatcheri Cox 1870] SS10
|–F. barneyae Stanisic in Stanisic, Shea et al. 2010 SS10
|–F. bayensis (Brazier 1875) [=Helix (Hadra) bayensis] SS10
|–F. challisi (Cox 1873) SS10
|–F. mattea (Iredale 1933) SS10
|–F. muirorum Stanisic in Stanisic, Shea et al. 2010 SS10
|–F. narelleae Stanisic & Potter in Stanisic, Shea et al. 2010 SS10
|–F. pallida (Hedley & Musson 1892) [=Helix rockhamptonensis pallida, Hadra rockhamptonensis pallida] SS10
|–F. reducta (Iredale 1937) [=Varohadra bayensis reducta] SS10
`–F. volgiola (Iredale 1933) [incl. Helix andersoni Cox 1872 non Blanford 1869] SS10

*Figuladra incei curtisiana (Pfeiffer 1864) [=Helix curtisiana; incl. Varohadra curtisiana exedra Iredale 1933, H. (Hadra) parsoni Cox 1872, H. seminigra Morelet 1864] SS10

Figuladra incei incei (Philippi 1846) [incl. Helix (Camaena) praetermissi; incl. Varohadra keppelensis degener Iredale 1937, V. keppelensis Iredale 1937] SS10

Figuladra incei lessoni (Pfeiffer 1846) [incl. Helix (Camaena) aureedensis Brazier 1872, Varohadra bernhardi Iredale 1933, H. (Hadra) yeppoonensis Beddome 1897] SS10

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[SS10] Stanisic, J., M. Shea, D. Potter & O. Griffiths. 2010. Australian Land Snails vol. 1. A. field guide to eastern Australian species. Bioculture Press: Mauritius.

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