Camaeninae

Cognate land snail Amphidromus cognatus, from here.


Belongs within: Helicoidea.

The Camaeninae is a group of snails found in the Australasian region.

Synapomorphies (from Cuezzo 2003): Head wart present as a transverse slit; body whorl not descending behind the aperture.

<==Camaeninae [Epiphallogona, Epiphallophora]
    |--Hadra Albers 1860 [Hadridae] BR05
    |--Xanthomelon Martens 1860 [Xanthomelontidae, Xanthomelontinae] BR05
    |--Chloritis Beck 1837 [Chloritidae] BR05
    |--Papuina Martens 1860 [Papuinidae, Papuininae] BR05
    |--Calycia Adams 1865 [Calyciidae] BR05
    |--Planispira Beck 1837 [Planispiridae] BR05
    |--Cristovala Clench 1958 [Cristovalinae] BR05
    |--Camaena Albers 1850 BR05
    |    |--C. bairdi (Adams 1866) [=Helix (Camaena) bairdi] A66
    |    `--C. succincta (Adams 1866) [=Helix (Camaena) succincta] A66
    `--Amphidromus Albers 1850 [Amphidrominae] BR05
         |--A. cognatus Fulton 1907 S88
         `--A. formosensis (Adams 1866) [=Bulimus (Amphidromus) formosensis] A66

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[A66] Adams, H. 1866. Descriptions of fifteen new species of land and freshwater shells from Formosa, collected by Robert Swinhoe, Esq., consul at Taiwan in that island. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866: 316-319.

[BR05] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, J. Frýda, B. Hausdorf, W. Ponder, Á. Valdés & A. Warén. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1-2): 1-397.

Cuezzo, M. G. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of the Camaenidae (Mollusca: Stylommatophora) with special emphasis on the American taxa. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 138 (4): 449-476.

[S88] Solem, A. 1988. Non-camaenid land snails of the Kimberley and Northern Territory, Australia. I. Systematics, affinities and ranges. Invertebrate Taxonomy 4: 455-604.

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