EUCONULIDAE Baker

Vermeulen, Jaap J., Liew, Thor-Seng & Schilthuizen, Menno, 2015, Additions to the knowledge of the land snails of Sabah (Malaysia, Borneo), including 48 new species, ZooKeys 531, pp. 1-139: 62

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.531.6097

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scientific name

EUCONULIDAE Baker
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Taxon classification Animalia Stylommatophora Euconulidae

Family EUCONULIDAE Baker 

Short description.

Snails. Shell (very) small, dextral, conical, ovoid or sometimes lenticular. Sculpture inconspicuous, consisting of very fine spiral striation and/or radial riblets. Aperture without teeth or lamellae, peristome neither thickened nor reflected. Umbilicus closed, or covered by a thin callus extending from the peristome, or open, narrow (Family description adapted from Baker 1941, Solem 1966).

Habitat and distribution.

Generally dwelling in litter and low vegetation. Worldwide.