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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Heterobranchia
Infraclassis: Euthyneura
Cohors: Tectipleura
Subcohors: Panpulmonata
Superordo: Eupulmonata
Ordo: Stylommatophora
Subordo: Helicina
Infraordo: Rhytidoidei
Superfamilia: Rhytidoidea
Familiae (8): AcavidaeCaryodidaeClavatoridaeDorcasiidaeMacrocyclidaeMegomphicidaeRhytididaeStrophocheilidae


Rhytidoidea Pilsbry, 1893

Rhytidoidea in the World Register of Marine Species

The Rhytidoidea are a superfamily of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the suborder Helicina. [1]

Te former taxonomy was based on the study by Nordsieck, published in 1986.[2]

Families within the superfamily Rhytidoidea are as follows:

Acavidae Pilsbry, 1895
Caryodidae Connolly, 1915
Clavatoridae Thiele, 1926
Dorcasiidae Connolly, 1915
Macrocyclidae Thiele, 1926
Megomphicidae H. B. Baker, 1930
Rhytididae Pilsbry, 1893
Strophocheilidae Pilsbry, 1902


MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Rhytidoidea Pilsbry, 1893. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=890459 on 2021-02-21

H. Nordsieck (1986). "The system of the Stylommatophora (Gastropoda), with special regard to the systematic position of the Clausiliidae, II. Importance of the shell and distribution". Archiv für Molluskenkunde. 117 (1–3): 93–116.

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

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