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Full Taxonomic Checklist
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Below is the Full Taxonomic Checklist. It has been recently updated with taxonomic changes, additions and deletions. These lists include the following taxa — Phylum, Class, Order, Superfamily, Family, Subfamily, Genus, Subgenus, Species and Subspecies. As with full species we only list those taxa present in Ireland. At each level in the taxonomic tree, the taxa are listed alphabetically. So the Subfamilies (if any are recognised) are ordered alphabetically within a Family, Genera alphabetically within Subfamily and/or Family and so on down the taxonomic tree. The only exception is the ordering of the families which follows the latest systematic opinion.

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Phylum Mollusca  
Class Gastropoda  
Order Neritopsina  
Family
Theodoxus fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Neritidae
Lamarck, 1809
   GenusTheodoxus Montfort, 1810
   Species Theodoxus fluviatilis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Order Architaenioglossa  
Family
Acicula fusca (Montagu, 1803)
 
Aciculidae
Gray, 1850
   GenusAcicula Hartmann, 1821
   Species Acicula fusca
(Montagu, 1803)
Family
Viviparus viviparus (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Viviparidae
J. E.Gray, 1847
   GenusViviparus Montfort, 1810
   Species Viviparus viviparus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Order Neotaenioglossa  
Family
Copyright Dirk Schorie
 
Assimineidae
H. & A. Adams, 1856
   GenusAssiminea Fleming, 1828
   Species Assiminea grayana
Fleming, 1828
Family
Bithynia leachii (Sheppard, 1823)
 
Bithyniidae
Troschel, 1857
   GenusBithynia Leach, 1818
   SubgenusBithynia Leach, 1818
   Species Bithynia tentaculata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   SubgenusCodiella Locard, 1894
   Species Bithynia leachii
(Sheppard, 1823)
Family
Mercuria cf similis (Draparnaud, 1805)
 
Hydrobiidae
Troschel, 1857
   GenusHydrobia Hartmann, 1821
   Species Hydrobia acuta
(Draparnaud, 1805)
   Subspecies neglecta
(Muus, 1963)
   GenusMercuria Boeters, 1971
   Species Mercuria similis
(Draparnaud, 1805)
   GenusPeringia Paladilhe, 1874
   Species Peringia ulvae
(Pennant, 1777)
   GenusPotamopyrgus Stimpson, 1865
   Species Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(Gray, 1843)
   GenusVentrosia Radoman, 1977
   Species Ventrosia ventrosa
(Montagu, 1803)
Family
Pomatias elegans (Muller, 1774)
 
Pomatiidae
Newton, 1891
   GenusPomatias Studer, 1789
   Species Pomatias elegans
(Müller, 1774)
Family
No image yet available
 
Truncatellidae
Gray, 1840
   GenusTruncatella Risso, 1826
   Species Truncatella subcylindrica
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Order Ectobranchia  
Family
Valvata cristata Müller, 1774
 
Valvatidae
Thomson, 1840
   GenusValvata Müller, 1773
   SubgenusCincinna Férussac, 1821
   Species Valvata piscinalis
(Müller, 1774)
   SubgenusValvata Müller, 1773
   Species Valvata cristata
Müller, 1774
Order Pulmonata  
Family
Acroloxus lacustris (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Acroloxidae
Thiele, 1931
   GenusAcroloxus Beck, 1837
   Species Acroloxus lacustris
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Family
Deroceras panormitanum (Lessona & Pollonera, 1882)
 
Agriolimacidae
Wagner, 1935
   GenusDeroceras Rafinesque, 1820
   SubgenusDeroceras Rafinesque, 1820
   Species Deroceras laeve
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Deroceras panormitanum
(Lessona & Pollonera, 1882)
   Species Deroceras reticulatum
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Arion rufus (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Arionidae
Gray in Turton, 1840
   GenusArion Férussac, 1819
   SubgenusArion Férussac, 1819
   Species Arion ater
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Arion flagellus
Collinge, 1893
   Species Arion rufus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Arion vulgaris
Moquin-Tandon, 1855
   SubgenusMesarion Hesse, 1926
   Species Arion fuscus
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Arion subfuscus
(Draparnaud, 1805)
   SubgenusCarinarion Hesse, 1926
   Species Arion circumscriptus
Johnston, 1828
   Species Arion fasciatus
(Nilsson, 1823)
   Species Arion silvaticus
Lohmander, 1937
   SubgenusKobeltia Seibert, 1873
   Species Arion distinctus
Mabille, 1868
   Species Arion hortensis
Férussac, 1819.
   Species Arion intermedius
Normand, 1852
   Species Arion occultus
Anderson, 2004
   Species Arion owenii
Davies, 1979
   GenusGeomalacus Allman, 1843
   Species Geomalacus maculosus
Allman, 1843
Family
Copyright Kristiina Ovaska
 
Boettgerillidae
Van Goethem, 1972
   GenusBoettgerilla Simroth, 1910
   Species Boettgerilla pallens
Simroth, 1912
Family
Carychium minimum Müller, 1774
 
Carychiidae
Jeffreys, 1830
   GenusCarychium Müller, 1773
   Species Carychium minimum
Müller, 1774
   Species Carychium tridentatum
(Risso, 1826)
Family
Copyright Hajo Kobialka
 
Chondrinidae
Steenberg, 1925
   GenusAbida Turton, 1831
   Species Abida secale
(Draparnaud, 1801)
Family
Balea heydeni Von Maltzan, 1881
 
Clausiliidae
J. E.Gray, 1855
   GenusBalea Gray, 1824
   SubgenusBalea Graperegray, 1824
   Species Balea perversa
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Balea heydeni
Von Maltzan, 1881
   GenusClausilia Draparnaud, 1805
   SubgenusClausilia Draparnaud, 1805
   Species Clausilia bidentata
(Ström, 1765)
   GenusCochlodina Férussac, 1821
   SubgenusCochlodina Férussac, 1821
   Species Cochlodina laminata
(Montagu, 1803)
Family
Cochlicella acuta (Muller, 1774)
 
Cochlicellidae
Schileyko, 1972
   GenusCochlicella Férussac, 1821
   SubgenusCochlicella Férussac, 1821
   Species Cochlicella acuta
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Cochlicopa lubrica (Muller, 1774)
 
Cochlicopidae
Pilsbry, 1900 (1879)
   GenusCochlicopa Férussac, 1821
   Species Cochlicopa lubrica
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Cochlicopa lubricella
(Rossmässler, 1834)
Family
Discus rotundatus (Muller, 1774)
 
Discidae
Thiele, 1931
   GenusDiscus Fitzinger, 1833
   SubgenusGonyodiscus Fitzinger, 1833
   Species Discus rotundatus
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Myosotella myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801)
 
Ellobiidae
H.& A. Adams, 1854
   GenusLeucophytia Winckworth, 1949
   Species Leucophytia bidentata
(Montagu, 1808)
   GenusMyosotella Monterosato, 1906
   Species Myosotella denticulata
(Montagu, 1803)
   Species Myosotella myosotis
(Draparnaud, 1801)
Family
Ena obscura (Muller, 1774)
 
Enidae
Woodward, 1903 (1880)
   GenusMerdigera Held, 1838
   Species Merdigera obscura
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Euconulus fulvus (Muller, 1774)
 
Euconulidae
Baker, 1928
   GenusEuconulus Reinhardt, 1883
   SubgenusEuconulus Reinhardt, 1883
   Species Euconulus alderi
(Gray, 1840)
   Species Euconulus fulvus
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Cecilioides acicula (Muller, 1774)
 
Ferussaciidae
Bourguignat, 1883
   GenusCecilioides Férussac, 1814
   SubgenusCecilioides Férussac, 1814
   Species Cecilioides acicula
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Zonitoides excavatus (Alder, 1830)
 
Gastrodontidae
Tryon, 1866
   GenusZonitoides Lehmann, 1862
   SubgenusZonitoides Lehmann, 1862
   Species Zonitoides nitidus
(Müller, 1774)
   SubgenusZonitellus Baker, 1928
   Species Zonitoides excavatus
(Alder, 1830)
Family
Cepaea nemoralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Helicidae
Rafinesque, 1815
   GenusArianta Leach in Turton, 1831
   Species Arianta arbustorum
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusCepaea Held, 1838
   SubgenusCepaea Held, 1838
   Species Cepaea nemoralis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Cepaea hortensis
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusCornu Born, 1778
   Species Cornu aspersum
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusHelicigona Férussac, 1821
   Species Helicigona lapicida
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusTheba Risso, 1826
   Species Theba pisana
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Ashfordia granulata (Alder, 1830)
 
Hygromiidae
Tryon, 1866
   GenusAshfordia Taylor, 1917
   Species Ashfordia granulata
(Alder, 1830)
   GenusCandidula Kobelt, 1871
   Species Candidula gigaxii
(L. Pfeiffer, 1850)
   Species Candidula intersecta
(Pot, 1801)
   GenusCernuella Schlüter, 1838
   SubgenusCernuella Schlüter, 1838
   Species Cernuella virgata
(Da Costa, 1778)
   GenusHelicella Férussac, 1821
   Species Helicella itala
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusHygromia Risso, 1826
   SubgenusHygromia Risso, 1826
   Species Hygromia cinctella
(Draparnaud, 1801)
   SubgenusTrochulus Chemnitz, 1786
   Species Trochulus hispidus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Trochulus striolatus
(C. Pfeiffer, 1828)
   GenusZenobiella Gude & Woodward, 1921
   Species Zenobiella subrufescens
(Miller, 1822)
Family
Lauria cylindracea (Da Costa, 1778)
 
Lauriidae
Steenberg, 1925
   GenusLauria Gray in Turton, 1840
   SubgenusLauria Gray in Turton, 1840
   Species Lauria cylindracea
(Da Costa, 1778)
   GenusLeiostyla Lowe, 1852
   SubgenusLeiostyla Lowe, 1852
   Species Leiostyla anglica
(Férussac, 1821)
Family
Limax maximus Linnaeus, 1758
 
Limacidae
Lamarck, 1801
   GenusLehmannia Heynemann, 1863
   Species Lehmannia marginata
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Lehmannia valentiana
(Férussac, 1822)
   GenusLimacus Lehmann, 1864
   Species Limacus flavus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Limacus maculatus
(Kaleniczenko, 1851)
   GenusLimax Linnaeus, 1758
   Species Limax cinereoniger
Wolf, 1803
   Species Limax maximus
Linnaeus, 1758
Family
Lymnaea stagnalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Lymnaeidae
Rafinesque, 1815
   GenusGalba Schrank, 1803
   Species Galba truncatula
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusLymnaea Lamarck, 1799
   SubgenusLymnaea sensu stricto
   Species Lymnaea stagnalis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   SubgenusStagnicola Jeffreys, 1830
   Species Lymnaea fusca
(C. Pfeiffer, 1821)
   GenusMyxas Sowerby, 1822
   Species Myxas glutinosa
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusOmphiscola Beck, 1837
   Species Omphiscola glabra
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusRadix Montfort, 1810
   Species Radix auricularia
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Radix balthica
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Family
Milax gagates (Draparnaud, 1801)
 
Milacidae
Ellis, 1926
   GenusMilax Gray, 1855
   Species Milax gagates
(Draparnaud, 1801)
   GenusTandonia Lessona & Pollonera, 1882
   Species Tandonia budapestensis
(Hazay, 1881)
   Species Tandonia rustica
(Millet, 1843)
   Species Tandonia sowerbyi
(Férussac, 1823)
Family
No image yet available
 
Otinidae
H. & A. Adams, 1855
   GenusOtina Gray, 1847
   Species Otina ovata
(Brown, 1827)
Family
Aegopinella pura (Alder, 1830)
 
Oxychilidae
Hesse 1927 (1879)
   GenusAegopinella Lindholm, 1927
   Species Aegopinella pura
(Alder, 1830)
   Species Aegopinella nitidula
(Draparnaud, 1805)
   GenusNesovitrea Cooke, 1921
   SubgenusPerpolita Baker, 1928
   Species Nesovitrea hammonis
(Ström, 1765)
   GenusOxychilus Fitzinger, 1833
   SubgenusOxychilus Fitzinger, 1833
   Species Oxychilus alliarius
(Miller, 1822)
   Species Oxychilus cellarius
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Oxychilus draparnaudi
(Beck, 1837)
   Species Oxychilus navarricus
(Bouguignat, 1870)
   Subspecies helveticus
(Blum, 1881)
Family
Physa fontinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Physidae
Fitzinger, 1833
   GenusAplexa Fleming, 1828
   Species Aplexa hypnorum
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusPhysa Draparnaud, 1801
   Species Physa fontinalis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusPhysella Haldeman, 1843
   Species Physella acuta
(Draparnaud, 1805)
   Species Physella gyrina
(Say, 1821)
Family
Anisus leucostoma (Millet, 1813)
 
Planorbidae
Rafinesque, 1815
   GenusAncylus Müller, 1773
   Species Ancylus fluviatilis
Müller, 1774
   GenusAnisus Studer, 1820
   SubgenusAnisus Studer, 1820
   Species Anisus leucostoma
(Millet, 1813)
   Species Anisus spirorbis
(L., 1758)
   SubgenusDisculifer Boettger, 1944
   Species Anisus vortex
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusBathyomphalus Charpentier, 1837
   Species Bathyomphalus contortus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusGyraulus Charpentier, 1837
   SubgenusArmiger Hartmann, 1840
   Species Gyraulus crista
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   SubgenusGyraulus Charpentier, 1837
   Species Gyraulus albus
(Müller, 1774)
   SubgenusTorquis Dall, 1905
   Species Gyraulus laevis
(Alder, 1838)
   GenusHippeutis Charpentier, 1837
   Species Hippeutis complanatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusPlanorbarius Duméril, 1806
   Species Planorbarius corneus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusPlanorbis Müller, 1773
   Species Planorbis planorbis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Planorbis carinatus
Müller, 1774
Family
Vitrea crystallina (Muller, 1774)
 
Pristilomatidae
Cockerell, 1891
   GenusVitrea Fitzinger, 1833
   Species Vitrea contracta
(Westerlund, 1871)
   Species Vitrea crystallina
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Punctum pygmaeum (Draparnaud, 1801)
 
Punctidae
Morse, 1864
   GenusPunctum Morse, 1864
   SubgenusPunctum Morse, 1864
   Species Punctum pygmaeum
(Draparnaud, 1801)
Family
Pupilla muscorum (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Pupillidae
Turton, 1831
   GenusPupilla Fleming, 1828
   SubgenusPupilla Fleming, 1828
   Species Pupilla muscorum
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Family
Pyramidula rupestris (Draparnaud, 1801) auct. Partim
 
Pyramidulidae
Kennard & Woodward, 1914
   GenusPyramidula Fitzinger, 1833
   Species Pyramidula pusilla
(Vallot, 1801)
Family
Succinea putris (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Succineidae
Beck, 1837
   GenusOxyloma Westerlund, 1885
   SubgenusOxyloma Westerlund, 1885
   Species Oxyloma elegans
(Risso, 1826)
   Species Oxyloma sarsi
(Esmark, 1886)
   GenusQuickella Boettger, 1939
   Species Quickella arenaria
(Potiez & Michaud, 1835)
   GenusSuccinea Draparnaud, 1801
   Species Succinea putris
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusSuccinella Mabille, 1870
   Species Succinella oblonga
Draparnaud, 1801
Family
Testacella haliotidea Draparnaud, 1801
 
Testacellidae
Gray, 1840
   GenusTestacella Cuvier, 1800
   SubgenusTestacella Cuvier, 1800
   Species Testacella haliotidea
Draparnaud, 1801
   Species Testacella maugei
Férussac, 1819
   Species Testacella scutulum
Sowerby, 1820
Family
Spermodea lamellata (Jeffreys, 1830)
 
Valloniidae
Pilsbry, 1900
   GenusAcanthinula Beck, 1847
   Species Acanthinula aculeata
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusSpermodea Westerlund, 1903
   Species Spermodea lamellata
(Jeffreys, 1830)
   GenusVallonia Risso, 1826
   Species Vallonia costata
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Vallonia excentrica
Sterki, 1893
   Species Vallonia pulchella
(Müller, 1774)
Family
Vertigo angustior Jeffreys, 1830
 
Vertiginidae
Fitzinger, 1833
   GenusColumella Westerlund, 1878
   Species Columella aspera
Waldén, 1966
   Species Columella edentula
(Draparnaud, 1805)
   GenusVertigo Müller, 1773
   SubgenusVertigo Müller, 1773
   Species Vertigo antivertigo
(Draparnaud, 1801)
   Species Vertigo geyeri
Lindholm, 1925
   Species Vertigo lilljeborgi
(Westerlund, 1871)
   Species Vertigo moulinsiana
(Dupuy, 1849)
   Species Vertigo pusilla
Müller, 1774
   Species Vertigo pygmaea
(Draparnaud, 1801)
   Species Vertigo substriata
(Jeffreys, 1833)
   SubgenusVertilla Moquin-Tandon, 1856
   Species Vertigo angustior
Jeffreys, 1830
Family
Semilimax pyrenaicus (Ferussac, 1821)
 
Vitrinidae
Fitzinger, 1833
   GenusSemilimax Stabile, 1859
   Species Semilimax pyrenaicus
(Férussac, 1821)
   GenusVitrina Draparnaud, 1801
   Species Vitrina pellucida
(Müller, 1774)
Class Bivalvia  
Order Unionoida  
Family
Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Margaritiferidae
Henderson, 1929
   GenusMargaritifera Schumacher, 1816
   SubgenusMargaritifera Schumacher, 1816
   Species Margaritifera margaritifera
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Family
Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Unionidae
Rafinesque, 1820
   GenusAnodonta Lamarck, 1799
   SubgenusAnodonta Lamarck, 1799
   Species Anodonta anatina
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Anodonta cygnea
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Order Veneroida  
Family
Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
 
Dreissenidae
Gray in Turton, 1840
   GenusDreissena van Beneden, 1835
   SubgenusDreissena van Beneden, 1835
   Species Dreissena polymorpha
(Pallas, 1771)
Family
Pisidium milium Held, 1836
 
Sphaeriidae
Deshayes, 1855
   GenusMusculium Link, 1807
   Species Musculium lacustre
(Müller, 1774)
   GenusPisidium C. Pfeiffer, 1821
   Species Pisidium amnicum
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Pisidium casertanum
(Poli, 1791)
   Species Pisidium conventus
Clessin, 1877
   Species Pisidium henslowanum
(Sheppard, 1823)
   Species Pisidium hibernicum
Westerlund, 1894
   Species Pisidium lilljeborgii
Clessin, 1866
   Species Pisidium milium
Held, 1836
   Species Pisidium moitessierianum
Paladilhe, 1866
   Species Pisidium nitidum
Jenyns, 1832
   Species Pisidium obtusale
(Lamarck, 1818)
   Species Pisidium personatum
Malm, 1855
   Species Pisidium pseudosphaerium
Schlesch, 1947
   Species Pisidium pulchellum
Jenyns, 1832
   Species Pisidium subtruncatum
Malm, 1855
   GenusSphaerium Scopoli, 1777
   Species Sphaerium corneum
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Sphaerium nucleus
(Studer, 1820)
   Species Lymnaea corva
(Gmelin, 1791)
   GenusMonachoides Gude & Woodward, 1921
   Species Monachoides incarnatus
(Müller, 1774)
   Species Sphaerium ovale
(Férusac, 1807)
   SubgenusTropidina H. & A. Adams, 1854
   Species Valvata macrostoma
Mörch, 1864
   GenusTrochulus Chemnitz, 1786

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