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Acavus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Acavoidea
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Acavidae
Rank  Genus
Acavus Gallery of species Acavus haemastoma
Similar  Acavus haemastoma, Acavidae, Helicophanta, Ampelita, Helicostyla

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Acavus is a genus of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Acavidae.

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They belongs to group of tree snails that inhabited the ancient continent of Gondwana over 150 million years ago.

Acavus Gallery of species Acavus superbus

These beautiful tree snails are endemic to Sri Lanka. It is present a large intraspecific polymorphism, with the development of various geographical subspecies (among them Acavus phoenix phoenix and Acavus phoenix castaneus).

Acavus Giant Land Snail Acavus phoenix endemic to the wet zone Flickr

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Species

  • Acavus haemastoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Acavus phoenix Pfeiffer, 1854
  • Acavus superbus Pfeiffer, 1850

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    Acavus Gallery of species Acavus superbus
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    References

    Acavus Wikipedia


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