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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Helminthoglyptidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Genus
Superfamily  Helicoidea
Scientific name  Helminthoglypta
Higher classification  Helminthoglyptidae
Lower classifications  Kern shoulderband, Banded dune snail

Nicklin s peninsula snail helminthoglypta nickliniana

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


Species within this genus of snails create and use love darts as part of their mating behavior.


Species within the genus Helminthoglypta include:

  • Helminthoglypta allynsmithi, Allyn Smith's banded snail
  • Helminthoglypta callistoderma, Kern shoulderband
  • Helminthoglypta coelata, mesa shoulderband
  • Helminthoglypta mohaveana, Victorville shoulderband
  • Helminthoglypta morroensis, Chorro shoulderband
  • Helminthoglypta nickliniana
  • Helminthoglypta tudiculata
  • Helminthoglypta walkeriana, banded dune snail
  • References

    Helminthoglypta Wikipedia

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