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Helix goderdziana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

informal group Pulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora

Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Helicidae
Genus: Helix
Species: H. goderdziana
Binomial name
Helix goderdziana
Mumladze, Tarkhnishvili & Pokryszko, 2008[1]

Helix goderdziana is a species of large air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the typical snail.

This is the largest species in the genus Helix.[1]

Distribution

This species occurs in the Lesser Caucasus in southwestern Georgia[1]

Biotope

This snail lives in humid montane forest[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Mumladze L., Tarkhnishvili D. & Pokryszko B.M. 2008. A new species of the genus Helix from the Lesser Caucasus (sw Georgia). Journal of Conchology, volume: 39, part 5, page 483, published June 2008. abstract

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