Lithoglyphidae

Lithoglyphidae

Live Lithoglyphus naticoides

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Mollusca

Class:
Gastropoda

(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily:
Rissooidea

Family:
Lithoglyphidae
Tryon, 1866[1]

Diversity[2]

About 100 freshwater species

Lithoglyphidae is a family of small freshwater snails with gills and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks.
This family is in the superfamily Rissooidea and in the clade Littorinimorpha (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).[3]

Contents

1 Taxonomy

1.1 2005 taxonomy

2 Genera
3 References
4 External links

Taxonomy[edit]
Taylor (1966),[4] Ponder & Warén (1988)[5] and Kabat & Hershler (1993)[6] considered this taxon as a subfamily Lithoglyphinae within Hydrobiidae.[7] Radoman (1983)[8] considered Lithoglyphidae as a separate family.[7] Bernasconi (1992)[9] considered this taxon as a tribe Lithoglyphini in the Hydrobiinae within Hydrobiidae.[7]
2005 taxonomy[edit]
The family Lithoglyphidae consists of 2 subfamilies according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005.[3] It follows Wilke et al. (2001),[7] Hausdorf et al. (2003)[10] and includes Lepyriidae according to Thompson (1984).[11][3]

subfamily Lithoglyphinae Tryon, 1866 – synonyms: Fluminicolinae Clessin, 1880;[12] Lepyriidae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1951[13]
subfamily Benedictiinae Clessin, 1880[12]

Genera[edit]
Genera within the family Lithoglyphidae include:
subfamily Lithoglyphinae

Clappia Walker, 1909[11][6]
Fluminicola Stimpson, 1865[3][11][6]
Gillia Stimpson, 1865 – with the only species Gillia altilis (I. Lea, 1841)[11][6]
Lepyrium Dall, 1896[3] – with the only species Lepyrium showalteri (I. Lea, 1861) – Flat pebblesnail[11]
Lithoglyphus Menke, 1830 – type genus of the family Lithoglyphidae[3]
Shadinia Akramowski, 1976[14]
Somatogyrus Gill, 1863[11][6]
† Tanousia Servain, 1881[15][16]

subfamily Benedictiinae

Benedictia W. Dybowski, 1875 – type genus of the subfamily Benedictiinae[3]
Kobeltocochlea Lindholm, 1909[14]
Pseudobenedictia Sitnikova, 1987[14] – with the only species Pseudobenedictia michnoi (Lindholm, 1929)[14][6]
Yaroslawiella Sitnikova, 2001[14] – with the only species Yaroslawiella eximia Sitnikova, 2001[14][17]

subfamily ?

Antrorbis Hershler & Thompson, 1990[6] – with the only species Antrorbis breweri Hershler & Thompson, 1990 – Manitou cavesnail[18]
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