Oxychilus

Oxychilus is a genus of small air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropods in the family Oxychilidae, the glass snails.[2]

Oxychilus
Oxychilus draparnaudi.jpg
Oxychilus draparnaudi
Oxychilus cellarius bottom.jpg
The ventral surface of a shell of Oxychilus cellarius
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Superorder: Eupulmonata
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Oxychilidae
Subfamily: Oxychilinae
Genus: Oxychilus
Fitzinger, 1833[1]
Type species
Helix cellaria O. F. Müller, 1774

SynonymsEdit

  • Aplostoma Moquin-Tandon, 1855
  • Cretozonites Kobelt, 1890
  • Euhyalina Albers, 1857
  • Euhyalinia J. W. Taylor, 1907
  • Helicella Gray, 1847
  • Hyalina Gray, 1847 (invalid - not Schumacher, 1817 (homonym))
  • Hyalina A. Férussac, 1821
  • Hyalina (Euhyalina) Albers, 1857
  • Hyalinia Charpentier, 1837 (junior synonym)
  • Hyalinia (Hyalinia) Charpentier, 1837 (junior synonym)
  • Hyalinia (Polita) Held, 1838 (Invalid: junior objective synonym of Oxychilus)
  • Hyalofulgida Monterosato, 1892
  • Lindholmella C.R. Boettger, 1930
  • Omalota Scudder, 1882
  • Oxychilops C.R. Boettger, 1930
  • Oxychilus (Alzonula) Giusti, 1969· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Atlantoxychilus) A. Riedel, 1964· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Calloretinella) F. Haas, 1934· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Costoxychilus) Neubert, 1998· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Drouetia) Gude, 1911· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Helicophana) Westerlund, 1886· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Hyalocornea) Monterosato, 1892· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Hyalofusca) Monterosato, 1892· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Longiphallus) A. Riedel, 1958· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Ortizius) Forcart, 1957· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Oxychilus) Fitzinger, 1833· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Radiolus) Wollaston, 1878· accepted, alternate representation
  • Oxychilus (Tauroxychilus) Balashov, 2016· accepted, alternate representation
  • Polita Held, 1838
  • Zonites (Hyalinia) Charpentier, 1837

SpeciesEdit

There are more than 100 (at least 107 including synonyms)[3] species in the genus Oxychilus. Species in the genus Oxychilus include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in German) Fitzinger L. I. (1833). "Systematisches Verzeichniß der im Erzherzogthume Oesterreich vorkommenden Weichthiere, als Prodrom einer Fauna derselben". Beiträge zur Landeskunde Oesterreich's unter der Enns 3: 88-122. Wien.
  2. ^ Marshall, B.; Bouchet, P. (2016). Oxychilus Fitzinger, 1833. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=818444 on 2016-05-22
  3. ^ Species in genus Oxychilus. AnimalBase, accessed 30 December 2008.
  4. ^ Falkner G. (2007). "Oxychilus (Oxychilus) beckmanni n. sp., eine neue Glanzschnecke von der Balearen-Insel Mallorca (Gastropoda: Oxychilidae). pp. 179-185. In: Beckmann K.-H.: Die Land- und Süßwassermollusken der Balearischen Inseln. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, 255 pp., ISBN 978-3-939767-05-3.
  5. ^ Horsák M., Juřičková L. & Picka J. (2013): Měkkýši České a Slovenské republiky. Molluscs of the Czech and Slovak Republics. Kabourek, Zlín, 264 pp. (in Czech and English).

External linksEdit

  • Giusti F. & Manganelli G. (2002). "Redescription of two west European Oxychilus species: O. alliarius (Miller, 1822) and O. helveticus (Blum, 1881), and notes on the systematics of Oxychilus Fitzinger, 1833 (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Zonitidae)". Journal of Conchology 37(5): 455-476. abstract.