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is a species
In biology, a species is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank. A species is often defined as a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. While in many cases this definition is adequate, more precise or differing measures are...
of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail
Snail is a common name applied to most of the members of the molluscan class Gastropoda that have coiled shells in the adult stage. When the word is used in its most general sense, it includes sea snails, land snails and freshwater snails. The word snail without any qualifier is however more often...
, a terrestrial
Terrestrial animals are animals that live predominantly or entirely on land , as compared with aquatic animals, which live predominantly or entirely in the water , or amphibians, which rely on a combination of aquatic and terrestrial habitats...
pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae
The Helicidae, sometimes known as the typical snails, are a taxonomic family of small to large, air-breathing, land snails. In other words, they are terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks....
, the true snails.
Subgenera and species
Subgenera and species within the genus Chilostoma
- subgenus Chilostoma Fitzinger, 1833
- Chilostoma squammatinum (Dupuy, 1848)
- Chilostoma desmoulinsii (Farines, 1834)
- Chilostoma zonatum (Studer, 1820)
- Chilostoma achates (Rossmässler, 1835)
- subgenus Campylaea Beck, 1837
- Chilostoma illyricum (Stabile, 1864)
- Chilostoma planospira
Chilostoma planospira is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing, land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the true snails.-Anatomy:These snails create and use love darts.-Taxonomy:Subspecies::...
- Chilostoma planospira benedictum
- Chilostoma planospira macrostoma
- Chilostoma planospira occultatum
- Chilostoma planospira planospira
- Chilostoma planospira setulosum
- subgenus Cingulifera Held, 1838
- Chilostoma cingulatum
Chilostoma cingulatum is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the true snails.- Life cycle :The diameter of the egg of this species is 3.3 mm....
- Chilostoma frigidum
- subgenus Corneola
- Chilostoma acrotricha
- Chilostoma crombezi
- Chilostoma desmoulinsii
- Chilostoma squamatinum
- subgenus Delphinatia P. Hesse, 1931
- Chilostoma glaciale
Chilostoma glaciale is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing, land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the true snails.-References:* Image at * Taxonomy at...
(A. Férussac, 1832)
- Chilostoma alpinum (Michaud, 1831)
- subgenus Dinarica
- Chilostoma pouzolzi
- Chilostoma serbica
- subgenus Josephinella
- Chilostoma apfelbecki
- Chilostoma argentellei
- Chilostoma brenskei
- Chilostoma byshekensis
- Chilostoma choristochila
- Chilostoma comythophora
- Chilostoma conemenosi
- Chilostoma edlaueri
- Chilostoma eliaca
- Chilostoma faueri
- Chilostoma fuchsi
- Chilostoma hemonica
- Chilostoma hirta
- Chilostoma krueperi
- Chilostoma lefeburiana
- Chilostoma moellendorffi
- Chilostoma phocaea
- Chilostoma sadleriana
- Chilostoma stenomphala
- Chilostoma subaii
- Chilostoma subzonata
- Chilostoma zebiana
- subgenus Kosicia Brusina, 1904
- Chilostoma intermedium (A. Férussac, 1832)
- Chilostoma ziegleri
Chilostoma ziegleri is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the true snails. This species is endemic to Austria....
- subgenus Faustina Kobelt, 1904
- Chilostoma cingulella (Rossmässler, 1837)
- Chilostoma rossmaessleri
Chilostoma rossmaessleri is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the true snails.- Distribution :This species is found in Poland and Slovakia....
(L. Pfeiffer, 1842)
- Chilostoma faustina (Rossmässler, 1835) - synonym: Faustina faustina (Rossmässler, 1835)
- subgenus Drobacia
Drobacia is a genus of medium-sized air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Helicidae, the typical snails.This genus was formerly a subgenus of the genus Chilostoma.-Species:...
- Chilostoma banaticum (Rossmässler, 1838), see under Drobacia banatica
Drobacia banatica is a species of medium-sized air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the typical snails.Synonyms of this species include:* Chilostoma banaticum...