Girish Mahajan

Lucidella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Helicinoidea
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Helicinidae
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Helicinidae, Helicina, Alcadia, Drymaeus, Chondropoma

Lucidella is a genus of land snails with an operculum, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the family Helicinidae.

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Distribution

Distribution of the genus include Central America and Caribbean:

  • Dominica - one undescribed species
  • Jamaica - 12 species
  • Cuba - 4 species: Lucidella granulum, Lucidella granum, Lucidella rugosa, Lucidella tantilla.
  • Dominican Republic - 1 specie:Lucidella beatensis
  • Haiti - At least three undetermined species.
  • From Mexico to Costa Rica - Lucidella lirata
  • Honduras
  • South Florida
  • French Guyana
  • Species

    Thompson (2008) recognized four subgenera: Lucidella Swainson, 1840, Poeniella H. B. Baker, 1923, Lidsleya Chitty, 1857, Poenia H. & A. Adams, 1856.

    But Rosenberg & Muratov (2006) recognized also subgenus Perenna on Jamaica.

    Species within the genus Lucidella include:

    subgenus Lucidella Swainson, 1840

  • Lucidella aureola (FĂ©russac, 1822) - type species - photo
  • Lucidella aureola montegoensis Brown, 1913
  • Lucidella granulosa C. B. Adams, 1850
  • Lucidella granulosa undulata Pfeiffer, 1862
  • Lucidella inaequalis (Pfeiffer, 1859)
  • Lucidella kobelti Wagner, 1910
  • subgenus Perenna

  • Lucidella foxi Pilsbry, 1899
  • Lucidella lineata (C. B. Adams, 1845)
  • Lucidella nana Pfeiffer, 1857
  • Lucidella persculpta Pilsbry & Brown, 1912
  • Lucidella yallahsensis Pilsbry & Brown, 1912
  • subgenus Poenia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1856

  • Lucidella adamsiana (Pfeiffer, 1849)
  • Lucidella adamsiana sublaevis H. B. Baker, 1934
  • Lucidella coronula (Pfeiffer, 1862)
  • Lucidella depressa Gray, 1825
  • Lucidella depressa valida (C. B. Adams, 1851)
  • Lucidella pilsbryi Clapp, 1914 - from Honduras
  • Lucidella pilsbryi indecora Pilsbry, 1930
  • Lucidella midyetti Richards, 1938 - from Honduras
  • subgenus ?

  • Lucidella granulum (Gundlach in Pfeiffer, 1864)
  • Lucidella granum (Pfeiffer, 1856)
  • Lucidella lirata (L. Pfeiffer, 1847) - from Mexico to Costa Rica
  • Lucidella rugosa (Pfeiffer, 1839)
  • Lucidella tantilla (Pilsbry, 1902) - ochre drop
  • Lucidella sp. from Dominica
  • References

    Lucidella Wikipedia


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