Snails and Slugs (Gastropoda)
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Terrestrial species

 

The class Gastropoda contains snails, slugs, limpets, conches, periwinkles, etc. This section covers only terrestrial gastropods; please see Aquatic Gastropods for marine and freshwater species. The class contains 611 families and as many as 85,000 living species, including 24,000 species of terrestrial gastropods.

 

Bulimulidae (land snails)  
Rabdotus alternatus Striped Rabdotus
   
Echinichidae (Dart-bearing Slugs)  
Echinix rugosa a dart-bearing slug
   
Strophocheilidae (land snails)  
Megalobulimus sp. giant land snail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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