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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
Informal group: Sigmurethra
Superfamilia: Punctoidea
Familia: Discidae
Genera: Anguispira - Discus - Himalodiscus - Speleodiscoides


Discidae Thiele, 1931 (1866)


Patulidae Tryon, 1866


Kuznetsov, A.G. 1996: Himalodiscus aculeatus Kuznetsov, gen. et sp. nov. (Pulmonata, Endodontidae) from Nepal. Ruthenica, 5(2): 163-165. abstract only seen
Schileyko, A.A.; Kuznetsov, A.G. 1998: On the taxonomic position of the genus Himalodiscus Kuznetsov, 1996, with a description of a new species. Ruthenica, 8(1): 85-86. [not seen]
Thiele, J. 1931. Handbuch der systematischen Weichtierkunde 1(2): 578.
2011: Zootaxa, 2911: 43–49. Preview

Discidae is a taxonomic family of small air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Punctoidea.[1]


The family Discidae has no subfamilies. Genera within the family Discidae include:

Atlantica Ancey, 1887[2]
subgenus Canaridiscus Alonso & Ibáñez, 2011[2]
Discus Fitzinger, 1833
Anguispira Morse, 1864
Speleodiscoides Smith, 1957
Zonodiscus Pilsbry, 1948 - or as a subgenus of Anguispira


^ Bouchet P., Rocroi J.-P., Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology (Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks) 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3925919724. ISSN 0076-2997.
^ a b Yanes Y., Holyoak G. A., Holyoak D. T., Alonso M. R. & Ibáñez M. (2011). "A new Discidae subgenus and two new species (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from the Canary Islands". Zootaxa 2911: 43-49. PDF.

External links

Discidae at National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) website.

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