Arionoidea

Arionoidea

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Order:Pulmonata
Superfamily:Arionoidea
Arionoidea is a taxonomic group, a superfamily of land slugs, in other words shell-less snails.

This superfamily of terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks is in the infraorder Stylommatophora and in the order Pulmonata.

Families within the superfamily Arionoidea

  • Arionidae
  • Anadenidae
  • Ariolimacidae
  • Binneyidae
  • Oopeltidae
  • Philomycidae
A. lusitanicus

Binomial name
Arion lusitanicus
(Mabille, 1868)

The Spanish slug, more commonly known in English-speaking countries under its Latin name, Arion lusitanicus
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Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. Scientific classification also can be called scientific taxonomy, but should be distinguished from folk taxonomy, which lacks scientific basis.
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Mollusca
Linnaeus, 1758

Classes

Caudofoveata
Aplacophora
Polyplacophora
Monoplacophora
Bivalvia
Scaphopoda
Gastropoda
Cephalopoda
† Rostroconchia
† Helcionelloida
† ?Bellerophontida
The molluscs
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Gastropoda
Cuvier, 1797

Subclasses

Eogastropoda (True Limpets and relatives)
Orthogastropoda

The gastropods, also previously known as gasteropods, or univalves
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Pulmonata

Suborders
  • Systellommatophora
  • Basommatophora
  • Eupulmonata


The Pulmonata are an order (once a subclass) of snails and slugs that have developed a pallial lung and thus can breathe air.
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Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification. The word comes from the Greek τάξις, taxis, 'order' +
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family (Latin: familia, plural familiae) is a rank, or a taxon in that rank. Exact details of formal nomenclature depend on the Nomenclature Code which applies.
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Stylommatophora

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Terrestrial refers to things having to do with the land or with the planet Earth.

Related terms

  • Terrestrial animal, an animal that lives on the land, as opposed to in water, air, or in the trees

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Pulmonata

Suborders
  • Systellommatophora
  • Basommatophora
  • Eupulmonata


The Pulmonata are an order (once a subclass) of snails and slugs that have developed a pallial lung and thus can breathe air.
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Gastropoda
Cuvier, 1797

Subclasses

Eogastropoda (True Limpets and relatives)
Orthogastropoda

The gastropods, also previously known as gasteropods, or univalves
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Mollusca
Linnaeus, 1758

Classes

Caudofoveata
Aplacophora
Polyplacophora
Monoplacophora
Bivalvia
Scaphopoda
Gastropoda
Cephalopoda
† Rostroconchia
† Helcionelloida
† ?Bellerophontida
The molluscs
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Stylommatophora

A Stylommatophoran land snail from the family Hygromiidae


Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca
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Pulmonata

Suborders
  • Systellommatophora
  • Basommatophora
  • Eupulmonata


The Pulmonata are an order (once a subclass) of snails and slugs that have developed a pallial lung and thus can breathe air.
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Arionidae is a family of slugs.

Genera

Type genus is Arion Férussac, 1819

Genera in the family include:
  • Anadenulus
  • Ariolimax Morch, 1859
  • Arion Férussac, 1819.

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