Thyrophorella thomensis

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Thyrophorella thomensis
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clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
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T. thomensis
Binomial name
Thyrophorella thomensis
Greeff, 1882 [2]

Thyrophorella thomensis is a species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Achatinidae. [3] This species is endemic to São Tomé and Príncipe. [1]

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Pyrgina umbilicata is a species of small, tropical, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Achatinidae.

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<i>Thyrophorella</i> genus of molluscs

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References

  1. 1 2 Gasgoigne, A. (1996). "Thyrophorella thomensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . IUCN. 1996: e.T21876A9334452. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T21876A9334452.en .
  2. Greeff R. (1882). "Über die Landschenckenfauna der Insel Săo Thomé". Zoologischer Anzeiger 5: 516-521. page 517.
  3. Bank, R. (2017). Classification of the Recent terrestrial Gastropoda of the World. Last update: July 16th, 2017. . World Register of Marine Species , Retrieved 10 January 2019.