Achatinellidae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropodae
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Heterobranchia
Ordo: Pulmonata
Subordo: Eupulmonata
Clade: Stylommatophora
Cladus: Orthurethra
Superfamilia: Achatinelloidea
Familia: Achatinellidae
Genera: Achatinella - Elasmias - †Hotumatua - Pacificella - Tornatellides - Tornatellinops - Tubuaia

References

Achatinellidae Report on ITIS

Achatinellidae is a family of tropical air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Achatinelloidea.

Taxonomy

This is the only family in the superfamily Achatinelloidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

Subfamilies in the family Achatinellidae include:

* Achatinellidae Gulick, 1873 - synonym: Helicterinae Pease, 1870 (inv.)
* Auriculellinae Odhner, 1921
* Elasmatininae Iredale, 1937
o tribe Elasmatinini Iredale, 1937 - synonyms: Strobilidae Zilch, 1959 (n.a.); Pitysinae Cooke & Kondo, 1961
o tribe Antonellini Cooke & Kondo, 1961
o tribe Tubuaiini Cooke & Kondo, 1961
* Pacificellinae Steenberg, 1925
o tribe Pacificellini Steenberg, 1925 - synonym: Tornatellinoptini Cooke & Kondo, 1961
o tribe Lamellideini Cooke & Kondo, 1961
* Tekoulininae Solem, 1972
* Tornatellidinae Cooke & Kondo, 1961
o tribe Tornatellidini Cooke & Kondo, 1961
o tribe Tornatellariini Cooke & Kondo, 1961
* Tornatellininae Sykes, 1900
o tribe Tornatellinini Sykes, 1900
o tribe Elasmiatini Kuroda & Habe, 1949


Anatomy

In this family, the number of haploid chromosomes lies between 16 and 25.[2]

Distribution

This family is widely distributed in the Pacific islands. They are at their most diverse in the Hawaiian group.[3][4]

Genera

Genera in the family Achatinellidae include[5][citation needed]:

Achatinellidae

* Achatinella Swainson, 1828 - type genus of the subfamily Achatinellidae

Auriculellinae

* Auriculella Pfeiffer, 1854 - type genus of the subfamily Auriculellinae

Elasmatininae

* tribe Elasmatinini
* tribe Antonellini
* tribe Tubuaiini

Pacificellinae

* tribe Pacificellini
o Tornatellinops Pilsbry & Cooke, 1915
* tribe Lamellideini

Tekoulininae

Tornatellidinae

* tribe Tornatellidini
o Tornatellides Pilsbry, 1910 - type genus of the tribe Tornatellidini
* tribe Tornatellariini
o Tornatellaria Pilsbry, 1910 - type genus of the tribe Tornatellariini

Tornatellininae

* tribe Tornatellinini
o Tornatellina L. Pfeiffer, 1842 - type genus the tribe Tornatellinini
* tribe Elasmiatini
o Elasmias Pilsbry, 1910 - type genus of the tribe Elasmiatini

unsorted

* Partulina Pfeiffer, 1854


References

1. ^ Gulick J. T. (1873). "On the classification of the Achatinellidae". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1873(1): 89-91.
2. ^ Barker G. M.: Gastropods on Land: Phylogeny, Diversity and Adaptive Morphology. in Barker G. M. (ed.): The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, 2001, ISBN 0-85199-318-4. 1-146, cited pages: 139 and 142.
3. ^ Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
4. ^ Cooke, C. M. and Yoshio Kondo. 1960. Revision of Tornatellinidae and Achatinellidae (Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Bulletin 221. 303 pp.
5. ^ "Achatinellidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=76757. Retrieved 27 November 2008.

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