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Subulininae is a subfamily of small tropical air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Achatinidae.[3]

Temporal range: Lower Paleocene–Recent[1]
Rumina decollata.jpg
A live individual of the decollate snail, Rumina decollata
Scientific classification


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In this subfamily, the number of haploid chromosomes lies between 26 and 35 (according to the values in this table).[4]


Genera in the subfamily Subulininae include:[3]


  1. ^ a b "Family summary for Subulinidae". AnimalBase, last modified 21-02-2006, accessed 15 March 2011.
  2. ^ Fischer P. & Crosse (1877). Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale. Recherches zoologiques (7)1(6): 592.
  3. ^ a b Bank, R. (2017). Classification of the Recent terrestrial Gastropoda of the World. Last update: 16 July 2017.. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  4. ^ Barker G. M.: Gastropods on Land: Phylogeny, Diversity and Adaptive Morphology. in Barker G. M. (ed.): The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, 2001, ISBN 0-85199-318-4. 1-146, cited pages: 139 and 142.
  5. ^ a b c d "Mollusca" Archived 26 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Diversidad Biológica Cubana, accessed 23 March 2011.
  6. ^ a b Baker, Horace B. 1930: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan – Williamson expedition in Venezuela. Occasional Paper of Museum of zoology. 210:1-51
  7. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1906). In: Tryon G. W. & Pilsbry H. A. (1906) Manual of Conchology (2)18: 14.
  8. ^ Naggs F. (1994). "The reproductive anatomy of Paropeas achatinaceum and a new concept of Paropeas (Pulmonata: Achatinoidea: Subulinidae)". Journal of Molluscan Studies 60(2): 175-191. doi:10.1093/mollus/60.2.175.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ Salvador R. B., Cunha C. M. & Simone L. R. L. (2013). "Taxonomic revision of the orthalicid land snails (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora) from Trindade Island, Brazil". Journal of Natural History 47(13-14): 949-961. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.759290.
  11. ^ "Genus summary for Zootecus". AnimalBase, accessed 11 october 2010.

Further readingEdit

  • Schileyko A. A. (1999). "Treatise on Recent Terrestrial Pulmonate Molluscs. Part 4 Draparnaudiidae, Caryodidae, Macrocyclidae, Acavidae, Clavatoridae, Dorcasiidae, Sculptariidae, Corillidae, Plectopylidae, Megalobulimidae, Strophocheilidae, Cerionidae, Achatinidae, Subulinidae, Glessulidae, Micractaeonidae, Ferrussaciidae". In: Ruthenica., Supplement, 2(4): 435–564, Moscow, ISSN 0136-0027.
  • Bank, R. (2017). Classification of the Recent terrestrial Gastropoda of the World. Last update: 16 July 2017

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