Draparnaud’s glass snail Oxychilus draparnaudi, copyright Michal Maňas.

Belongs within: Limacoidei.

The Oxychilidae are a group of snails and semi-slugs most diverse in the Holarctic region; a number of Oxychilus species have become widely distributed in association with humans.

| i. s.: Mediterranea Clessin 1880NB19, G08 [incl. Riedeliconcha Schileyko 2003G08, Riedelius Hudec 1961G08]
| |--M. hydatina (Rossmässler 1838)NB19
| `--M. inopinata (Uličný 1887) [=Oxychilus (*Riedelius) inopinatus, *Riedeliconcha inopinata]G08
|--Nastia Riedel 1989BR05 [NastiinaeBR17]
| `--*N. viridula Riedel 1989BR17
|--Daudebardia Hartmann 1821BR05 [DaudebardiidaeBR17, Daudebardiinae]
| |--*D. rufa (Draparnaud 1805) [=Helix rufa]BR17
| `--D. brevipes (Draparnaud 1805)NB19
|--Selenochlamys Boettger 1883BR05 [SelenochlamydinaeBR17]
| `--*S. pallida Boettger 1883BR17
`--Oxychilinae [Oxychilini]SS10
|--Hyalinia Charpentier 1837BR05, BR17 [Hyaliniinae, Hyalinoidea]
| `--‘Helix’ draparnaudi Beck 1837BR17 (see below for synonymy)
|--Oxychilus Fitzinger 1833SS10 [=Helicella Gray 1847 non Férussac 1821BR05]
| |--*O. cellarius (Müller 1774)SS10 (see below for synonymy)
| |--O. alliarius (Miller 1822) [incl. O. tasmanicus McLauchlan 1954]SS10
| |--O. depressus (Sterki 1880)G08
| |--O. draparnaudi (Beck 1837) [incl. Helix nitida Draparnaud 1805]SS10
| |--O. hydatinus (Rossmässler 1838) [incl. Zonites eudedalaeus Bourguignat 1856]G08
| |--O. investigatus Riedel 1993O03
| |--O. ionicus Riedel & Subai 1978G08
| |--O. mariensis Gittenberger 2008G08
| |--O. moussoni (Kobelt 1878)O03
| `--O. planorbis (Möllendorff 1899)G08
`--‘Hyalina’ Férussac 1821 nec Schumacher 1817 nec Studer 1820 [Hyalininae]BR05
|--H. alliaria (see below for synonymy)G40
|--H. crystallina [=Helix crystallina, Zonites crystallina, Z. (Hyalinae) crystallinus; incl. Helix hyalina]G40
|--H. decolorataG79a
|--H. excavata [=Helix excavata, Zonites (Hyalinae) excavatus]G40
|--H. nitidula (see below for synonymy)G40
|--H. puraG40 [=Helix puraG40, Zonites (Hyalinae) purusG40; incl. Z. purus var. margaritaceaA79, Helix nitidosaG40]
`--H. radiatula (see below for synonymy)G40

‘Helix’ draparnaudi Beck 1837BR17 [=Vitrina draparnaudiG40, Helix lucida Draparnaud 1801 non Müller 1774BR17, *Hyalinia lucidaBR17, Zonites (Hyalinae) lucidusG40, Helix tenuisG40]

‘Hyalina’ alliaria [=Helix alliaria, Zonites (Hyalinae) alliarius; incl. Helix alliacea, Helix foetida, Helix glabra, Helix nitens]G40

‘Hyalina’ nitidula [=Helix nitidula, Zonites (Hyalinae) nitidulus; incl. Z. (H.) nitidula var. helmii Gilbertson in Gray 1840, Helix helmii ms]G40

‘Hyalina’ radiatula [=Helix radiatula, Zonites (Hyalinae) radiatulus; incl. Helix vitrina, Zonites (Hyalinae) radiatulus var. vitrina]G40

*Oxychilus cellarius (Müller 1774)SS10 [=Helix cellariaSS10, *Helicella cellariaBR17, Hyalina cellariaG79b, Zonites (Hyalinae) cellariusG40; incl. Helix sydneyensis Cox 1864SS10]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A79] Ashford, C. 1879. Land and freshwater shells observed in the neighborhood of Redcar. Journal of Conchology 2: 236–241.

[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[BR17] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, B. Hausdorf, A. Kaim, Y. Kano, A. Nützel, P. Parkhaev, M. Schrödl & E. E. Strong. 2017. Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia 61 (1–2): 1–526.

[G79a] Gibbons, J. S. 1879a. Notes on the habits and distribution, &c., of certain W. Indian Pulmonifera. Journal of Conchology 2: 129–134.

[G79b] Gibbons, J. S. 1879b. Pupa umbilicata Drap., in South Africa. Journal of Conchology 2: 282.

[G08] Gittenberger, E. 2008. Two problematic, troglophilous gastropods from the Peloponnese, Greece (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Zonitidae). Zoologische Mededelingen 82 (28): 275–280.

[G40] Gray, J. E. 1840. A Manual of the Land and Fresh-water Shells of the British Islands, with figures of each of the kinds. By William Turton, M.D. A new edition, thoroughly revised and much enlarged. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans: London.

[NB19] Nardi, G., A. Braccia, S. Cianfanelli & M. Bodon. 2019. Revision of the systematic position of Lindbergia garganoensis Gittenberger & Eikenboom, 2006, with reassignment to Vitrea Fitzinger, 1833 (Gastropoda, Eupulmonata, Pristilomatidae). Basteria 83 (1–3): 19–28.

[O03] Örstan, A. 2003. The rediscovery of Zonites algirus in İstanbul, Turkey (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Zonitidae). Zoology in the Middle East 29: 75–78.

[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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