Eupulmonata is a taxonomic clade of air-breathing snails. The great majority of this group are land snails and slugs, but some are marine and some are saltmarsh snails that can tolerate salty conditions.

Cepaea nemoralis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subcohort: Panpulmonata
Superorder: Eupulmonata
Haszprunar & Huber, 1990

clade Systellommatophora
clade Stylommatophora

Linnean taxonomyEdit

2005 taxonomyEdit

In the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005) Eupulmonata is an unranked clade.[1]

Clade EupulmonataEdit

Contains the clades Systellommatophora and Stylommatophora

Clade Systellommatophora (Gymnomorpha)Edit

Clade StylommatophoraEdit

Contains the subclades Elasmognatha, Orthurethra and the informal group Sigmurethra

Subclade ElasmognathaEdit

Subclade OrthurethraEdit

Informal Group SigmurethraEdit

"Limacoid clade"Edit


  1. ^ Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Frýda, Jiri; Hausdorf, Bernard; Ponder, Winston; Valdés, Ángel & Warén, Anders (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1–2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997.