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The Acavoidea are a taxonomic superfamily of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the informal group Sigmurethra.[1]

Acavoidea
Helicophanta gloriosa Berenty 2 070304.jpg
A live individual of Helicophanta gloriosa, family Acavidae
Scientific classification
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Acavoidea

Pilsbry, 1895
Families

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

TaxonomyEdit

Families within the superfamily Acavoidea are as follows:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bouchet, P.; Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia. 47 (1–2).
  2. ^ 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.