Discus (genus)


Discus (genus)

Taxobox
name = "Discus"
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image_width = 160px
image_caption = "Discus macclintocki"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Mollusca
classis = Gastropoda
subclassis = Orthogastropoda
superordo = Heterobranchia
ordo = Pulmonata
subordo = Eupulmonata
infraordo = Stylommatophora
familia = Discidae
genus = "Discus"
genus_authority = Fitzinger, 1833
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"Discus" is a genus of small air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Discidae (syn. Patulidae, Endodontidae), the disk snails.

pecies

Species in this genus include:

subgenus "Discus" Fitzinger, 1833
* "D. ruderatus" Férussac, 1821

subgenus "Gonyodiscus" Fitzinger, 1833
* "D. perspectivus" J. C. M. von Mühlfeld, 1816
* "D. rotundatus" O. F. Müller, 1774

subgenus ?
* "D. brunsoni" Berry, 1955 (Lake Disc)
* "D. engonata" Shuttleworth, 1852
* "D. ganodus" Mabille, 1882
* "D. gomerensis" Rähle, 1994
* "D. guerinianus" R. T. Lowe, 1852
* "D. kompsus" J. Mabille, 1883
* "D. marmorensis" H. B. Baker, 1932 (Marbled Disc)
* "D. macclintocki" F. C. Baker, 1928
* "D. nigrimontanus" Pilsbry, 1924
* "D. patulus" G. P. Deshayes, 1830
* "D. putrescens" R. T. Lowe, 1861
* "D. retextus" Shuttleworth, 1852
* "D. scutula" Shuttleworth, 1852
* "D. shimekii" Pilsbry, 1890 (fossil only)
* "D. textilis" Shuttleworth, 1852
* "D. whitneyi" Newcomb, 1864

References

*cite web| title=Genus Summary for "Discus" | publisher=AnimalBase | url=http://www.animalbase.uni-goettingen.de/zooweb/servlet/AnimalBase/home/genus?id=635 | accessdate=2008-06-17


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