Caracolus

Caracolus is a genus of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Solaropsidae.[3]

Caracolus
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Caracolus caracolla
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Superorder: Eupulmonata
Order: Stylommatophora
Suborder: Helicina
Superfamily: Sagdoidea
Family: Solaropsidae
Genus: Caracolus
Montfort, 1810[1]
Type species
Caracolus oculatus Montfort, 1810
Synonyms[2]
  • Caracolla Montfort, 1810
  • Carocolla Gray, 1825 (incorrect subsequent spelling or emendation)
  • Corocolla auct. (incorrect subsequent spelling)
  • Discodoma Swainson, 1840
  • Helix (Caracolla) Albers, 1850 (unaccepted rank)
  • Helix (Caracolus) Montfort, 1810
  • Helix (Carocolla) (incorrect subsequent spelling)
  • Serpentulus Adams, 1855
  • Vortex Oken, 1815 (Not available name: Published in a work placed on the Official Index by Opinion 417)
  • Wurtzorbis Webb, 1970

SpeciesEdit

Species within the genus Caracolus include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Caracolus oculatus Montfort, 1810: synonym of Caracolus carocolla (Linnaeus, 1758)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Montfort (1810). Conch. Syst. 2: 138.
  2. ^ a b c d e Schileyko A. A. (2006). "Treatise on recent terrestrial pulmonate molluscs. Part 13. Helicidae, Pleurodontidae, Polygyridae, Ammonitellidae, Oreohelicidae, Thysanophoridae". Ruthenica Suppl. 2: 1765-1906. pages 1826.
  3. ^ MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Caracolus Montfort, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=932622 on 2020-07-27

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