Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Enoidea — numerous species of air-breathing land snails.

Etymologies

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Ena +‎ -idae

Examples

  • A new genus and species of Enidae (Gastopoda: Pulmonata) from the Quaternary of the Balearic Islands (Western Mediterranean).

    A fossil snail fits in between, or, maybe not

  • The land snail family Enidae is a taxonomic headache.

    A fossil snail fits in between, or, maybe not

  • I agree that any biogeographical scenario for such an ill-known family as the Enidae is purely hypothetical.

    A fossil snail fits in between, or, maybe not

  • Among the other articles there is one about a giant squid that was captured in the North Sea, another one about a new land snail species, Lindbergia garganoensis, from Italy that marks the first record of the genus outside of Greece and also a short note by Gittenberger & Menkhorst that provides some nomenclatural clarifications for 3 species of enid land snails family Enidae of Turkey.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • For the last 3 days I have been dissecting a small land snail, an enid species family Enidae from Turkey.

    Dissection in progress

  • The land snail Paramastus spratti, endemic to south-central Turkey, is in the family Enidae.

    Land snails of Turkey: Paramastus spratti

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