Superfamily Bulimuloidea Family Odontostomidae Genus Anctus Genus Anostoma Genus Cyclodontina Genus Hyperaulax Genus Odontostomus Genus Tomigerus Family Urocoptidae Genus Amphicosmia Genus Anoma Genus Apoma Genus Archegocoptis Genus Autocoptis Genus Brachypodella Genus Cochlodinella Genus Coelocentrum Genus Gongylostoma Genus Hendersoniella Genus Idiostemma Genus Macroceramus Genus Pycnoptychia Genus Spartocentrum Genus Tetrentodon Genus Torrecoptis Subfamily Urocoptinae Genus Urocoptis Subfamily Eucalodiinae Genus Eucalodium Subfamily Holospirinae Genus Holospira
Family Odontostomidae Odontostomus odontostomus(Sowerby,1824) About 3,8 cm in height,light brown with a thick white lip and teeth. In Bahia,Brazil.
Anctus laminiferus(Ancey,1888) About 2 cm in height,white with brown stripes,the mouth is long and narrow. In Bahia,Brazil.
Cyclodontina exesus(Spix,1827) About 3,8 cm in height,whitish brown,the mouth is oval and has teeth. In Bahia,Brazil.
Anostoma octodentatus(Fischer,1807) About 2,4 cm,light brown with darker spiral bands. The form depressum(Lamarck,1822) is sometimes described as a species. Eastern Brazil.
A large group of snails with elongated shells which lose their spires. They live in the West-Indies,Mexico,Central-America and the southern U.S.
Holospira roemeri(Pfeiffer) Shell cylindric,thin,color pale brown,surface a little glossy.Aperture oblique. Lenghth 13-15.7 mm and width 3.8-4.5 mm with 11-14 whorls. In Texas and New Mexico.
Holospira pasonis(Dall) Shell cylindrical,color white.Aperture circular. Length 22.3 -24.7 mm In Texas and Mexico.
Holospira ferrissi(Pilsbry) Shell cylindrcal,short,thin,color pale brownish.Aperture rounded. Length 7.5-9 mm and width 3 mm with 9.5-11 whorls. In Arizona.
Holospira hamiltoni(Dall,1897) About 2,4 cm long,white,sigar-shaped. In Brewster Co,Texas.
Urocoptis vignalensis(Wright,in Pfeiffer,1864) About 2,4 cm long,brownish white,ribbed. In Pinar del Rio,Cuba.
Urocoptis cylindrus(Dillwyn,1817) About 2,5 cm long,chocolate brown,aperture round. In Jamaica.
Tetrentodon palenquensis(Jaume & Torre,1972) About 1 cm long. In Cuba.
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