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Taxonavigation: Ampullarioidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Caenogastropoda
Ordo: Architaenioglossa
Superfamilia: Ampullarioidea

Familia: Ampullariidae
Genera: Afropomus – Asolene – Lanistes – Marisa – Pila – Pomacea – Saulea


Ampullariidae Gray, 1824


  • Pilidae Preston, 1915


  • Cowie, R.H. 2015: The Recent apple snails of Africa and Asia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Ampullariidae: Afropomus, Forbesopomus, Lanistes, Pila, Saulea): a nomenclatural and type catalogue. The apple snails of the Americas: addenda and corrigenda. Zootaxa 3940 (1): 1-92. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3940.1.1. reference page 


  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Ampullariidae in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1999) Case 2996: Pila Roding, 1798 and Pomacea Perry, 1810 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed placement on the Official List, and Ampullariidae Gray, 1824: proposed confirmation as the nomenclaturally valid synonym of Pilidae Preston, 1915. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 56:74–76.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Apple snails
日本語: リンゴガイ科
中文: 福寿螺科
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