Synonyms for staffordiidae or Related words with staffordiidae
Examples of "staffordiidae"
is considered a sister group of all other families in the limacoid clade.
The distribution of the
includes only India in the Dafla Hills.
Various sources consider the family
as part of Dyakiidae or Ariophantidae/Dyakiinae.
Staffordia toruputuensis is a species of air-breathing land snail, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family
Staffordia staffordi is a species of air-breathing land snail, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family
Staffordia is a genus of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family
Staffordia daflaensis is a species of air-breathing land snail, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family
is the only family in the superamily Staffordioidea. This family has no subfamilies (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
is a family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Staffordioidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
is a poorly understood family, because it occurs only in the Dafla Hills area of India. The fauna and flora of that area has not been researched sufficiently.
This area is close to northern margin of the Indian plate. The historical area of origin of the
has not been researched because the coastal area in southern Asia where it is found became uninhabitable after the Indian Plate and Eurasian Plate collided 50 to 55 million years ago. The original ancestral area of limacoid families is thought to be the Palaearctic region and south-eastern Asia. Thus, it has been hypothesized that the
colonized its current area from the southern margin of the Asian part of the Eurasian Plate during the Oligocene period.
The type locality of this species is "Toruputu Peak". The altitude was not specified, but it can vary from 1750 m (birdwatching of the same author) to (locality of related species "Staffordia staffordi"). It is in Dafla Hills in India, because whole family
is endemic to Dafla Hills.
The Digestive system characteristics are as follows. The buccal mass is small. The jaw is smooth. The stomach is very simple with weak muscles (as is the case in the majority of land snails). (These anatomical characteristics also include the family
which was considered part of the Dyakiidae at the time the study was done).
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