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Hyrcanolestes velitaris

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Trigonochlamydidae
Scientific name  Hyrcanolestes velitaris
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Parmacelloidea
Subfamily  Trigonochlamydinae
Rank  Species

Hyrcanolestes velitaris is a species of predatory air-breathing land slug. It is a shell-less pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Trigonochlamydidae.

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Hyrcanolestes velitaris is the only species in the genus Hyrcanolestes.

The generic name Hyrcanolestes contains the suffix -lestes, that means "robber".

Distribution

The distribution of Hyrcanolestes velitaris includes:

  • Iran
  • Lankaran Lowland, Azerbaijan
  • Talysh Mountains
  • Lesser Caucasus
  • Greater Caucasus
  • The type locality of Hyrcanolestes velitaris is Gorgan, northern Iran.

    Ecology

    Hyrcanolestes velitaris inhabits forests.

    References

    Hyrcanolestes velitaris Wikipedia


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