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Helix mazzullii, synonym: Cantareus mazzullii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Helicidae
Genus: Cantareus
Risso, 1826[1]

Cantareus is a genus of gastropod in the Helicidae family.

It is a synonym for genus Helix.[2]

It contains the following species:

The species Cantareus mazzullii is now accepted as Cornu mazzullii.


  1. ^ Risso A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Tome quatrième. pp. [1-3], j-vij [= 1-7], 1-439, pl. [1-12]. Paris. (Levrault).
  2. ^ Genus taxon summary for Cantareus. AnimalBase, Last modified 14-11-2006 by F. Welter Schultes, accessed 1 April 2009.


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From Wikispecies

Cantareus aspersus


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Heterobranchia
Ordo: Pulmonata
Subordo: Eupulmonata
Clade: Stylommatophora
Cladus: Orthurethra
Informal group: Sigmurethra
Superfamilia: Helicoidea
Familia: Helicidae
Subfamilia: Helicinae
Tribus: Helicini
Genus: Cantareus
Species: C. aspersus ...


Cantareus Risso, 1826

Type species

  • Helix aperta Born, 1778


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