Oxychilidae

Oxychilidae is a taxonomic family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrialpulmonategastropodmollusks in the superfamily Gastrodontoidea.

Family of gastropods

Oxychilidae
A live individual of the semi-slug species Daudebardia rufa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Superfamily: Gastrodontoidea
Family: Oxychilidae
HesseinGeyer, 1927 (1879)[1]
Subfamilies
  • Daudebardiinae
  • Godwiniinae
  • Oxychilinae

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The distribution of Oxychilidae includes the Nearctic, western-Palearctic, eastern-Palearctic, Neotropical, Ethiopia and Hawaii.[2]

The following three subfamilies were recognized in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005):

  • Subfamily Oxychilinae Hesse, 1927 (1879) – synonyms: Helicellinae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1855 (inv.); Hyalininae Clessin, 1876 (inv.); Hyaliniinae Strebel & Pfeffer, 1879; Nastiinae A. Riedel, 1989
  • Subfamily Daudebardiinae Kobelt, 1906
  • Subfamily Godwiniinae Cooke, 1921

Genera within the Oxychilidae include:

subfamily Oxychilinae

  • Oxychilus Fitzinger, 1833[3]
    • subgenus Oxychilus Fitzinger 1833[4]
    • subgenus Riedelius Hudec 1961[4]
  • Allogenes Gude, 1911
  • Araboxychilus A. Riedel, 1977
  • Cellariopsis A.J.Wagner, 1914
  • Conulopolita O. Boettger, 1879
  • Discoxychilus A. Riedel, 1966
  • Eopolita Pollonera, 1916
  • Gastranodon O. Boettger, 1889
  • Iranoxychilus A. Riedel, 1998
  • Mediterranea Clessin, 1880 – sometimes as a subgenus of Oxychilus[4]
  • Morlina A. J. Wagner 1914[3] – sometimes as a subgenus of Oxychilus[4]
  • Nastia Riedel, 1989
  • Oxychilus Fitzinger, 1833
  • Pseudopolita Germain, 1908
  • Schistophallus A. J. Wagner, 1914
  • Vitrinoxychilus A. Riedel, 1963

subfamily Daudebardiinae

  • Carpathica A. J. Wagner, 1895[5]
  • Daudebardia Hartmann, 1821[3][5] – type genus of the subfamily Daudebardiinae

subfamily Godwiniinae

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