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Taxonavigation: Ampullarioidea 

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 


  • Ampullariidae Report on ITIS
  • 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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