Helicidae


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Related to Helicidae: Cryptomphalus aspersus
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Noun1.Helicidae - land snails including the common edible snail and some pestsHelicidae - land snails including the common edible snail and some pests
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
genus Helix, Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
order Pulmonata, Pulmonata - large order of gastropods usually breathing by means of a lung-like sac comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails
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The inventory conducted in the five sites reveals the occurrence of 11 species belonging to 6 families of terrestrial gastropods (Milacidae, Helicidae, Cochlicellidae, Subulinidae, Enidae, and Hygromiidae) (Table 2).
The family of Helicidae is the more rich specifically with 4 species, while the Hygromiidae and Melacideae contain two species; the families of Enideae, Subulinidae, and Cochlicellidae are represented by a species each.
Helicidae Cornu aspersum (Miiller, 1774) Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758 Mollusca (slugs) Veronicellidae Laevicaulis spp.