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Cepaea nemoralis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Infraclass: Euthyneura
Subcohort: Panpulmonata
Superorder: Eupulmonata
Haszprunar & Huber, 1990

clade Systellommatophora
clade Stylommatophora

Eupulmonata is a taxonomic clade of air-breathing snails. The great majority of this group are land snails and slugs, but some are marine and some are saltmarsh snails that can tolerate salty conditions.

Linnean taxonomy[edit]

2005 taxonomy[edit]

In the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005) Eupulmonata is an unranked clade.[1]

Clade Eupulmonata[edit]

Contains the clades Systellommatophora and Stylommatophora

Clade Systellommatophora (Gymnomorpha)[edit]

Clade Stylommatophora[edit]

Contains the subclades Elasmognatha, Orthurethra and the informal group Sigmurethra

Subclade Elasmognatha[edit]

Subclade Orthurethra[edit]

Informal Group Sigmurethra[edit]

"Limacoid clade"[edit]


  1. ^ Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Frýda, Jiri; Hausdorf, Bernard; Ponder, Winston; Valdés, Ángel & Warén, Anders (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1–2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997.