Amphiboloidea

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Amphiboloidea
A drawing of the shell and operculum of Amphibola crenata
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Subcohort: Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Amphiboloidea
J. E. Gray
, 1840
Families
Diversity[1]
15 species

Amphiboloidea is a taxonomic superfamily of air-breathing land snails.

Distribution

Amphibolids are found in

estuarine mudflat habitats.[1]

Taxonomy

2005 taxonomy

According to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005), it is a superfamily in the informal group Basommatophora, within the Pulmonata.[2]

This superfamily has contained only one family, the Amphibolidae.[2]

2007 taxonomy

Golding et al. (2007)[1] have established new families:

2010 taxonomy

Basommatophora (

polyphyletic and so Jörger et al. (2010)[3] have moved Amphiboloidea to Panpulmonata
.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Golding R. E., Ponder W. F. & Byrne M. (2007). "Taxonomy and anatomy of Amphiboloidea (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Archaeopulmonata)". Zootaxa 1476: 1-50. abstract.
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