WoRMS taxon details

Limax Linnaeus, 1758

154017  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154017)

accepted
Genus
Limax maximus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Limax aeolianus Giusti, 1973
Species Limax albipes Dumont & Mortillet, 1853
Species Limax amaliae Bettoni, 1870
Species Limax bielzii Seibert, 1874
Species Limax brandstetteri Falkner, 2008
Species Limax camerani Lessona & Pollonera, 1882
Species Limax canapicianus Pollonera, 1885
Species Limax cephalonicus Simroth, 1886
Species Limax ciminensis Pollonera, 1890
Species Limax cinereoniger Wolf, 1803
Species Limax conemenosi O. Boettger, 1882
Species Limax corsicus Moquin-Tandon, 1855
Species Limax crassissimus Jooss, 1902 †
Species Limax dacampi cruentus Lessona, 1880
Species Limax dacampi dacampi Menegazzi, 1855
Species Limax dobrogicus Grossu & Lupu, 1960
Species Limax engadinensis Heynemann, 1863
Species Limax erythrus Bourguignat, 1864
Species Limax fossilis Sacco, 1886 †
Species Limax gerhardti Niethammer, 1937
Species Limax giovannellae Falkner & Niederhöfer, 2008
Species Limax giustii Falkner & Nitz, 2010
Species Limax graciadeii Gerhardt, 1940
Species Limax graecus Simroth, 1889
Species Limax granosus Bérenguier, 1900
Species Limax hemmeni Rähle, 1983
Species Limax ianninii Giusti, 1973
Species Limax ilvensis Falkner & Nitz, 2010
Species Limax lachensis Bérenguier, 1900
Species Limax lingulatus Sandberger, 1875 †
Species Limax maximus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Limax millipunctatus Pini, 1885
Species Limax monolineatus Bettoni, 1870
Species Limax monregalensis Lessona & Pollonera, 1882
Species Limax polipunctatus Pollonera, 1888
Species Limax punctulatus Sordelli, 1870
Species Limax redii Gerhardt, 1933
Species Limax sarnensis Heim & Nitz, 2009
Species Limax satunini Simroth, 1912
Species Limax senensis Pollonera, 1890
Species Limax squamosus Bérenguier, 1900
Species Limax strobeli Pini, 1876
Species Limax subalpinus Lessona, 1880
Species Limax tschapecki Simroth, 1886
Species Limax veronensis Lessona & Pollonera, 1882
Species Limax vizzavonensis Falkner & Nitz, 2010
Species Limax wohlberedti Simroth, 1900
Species Limax wolterstorffi Simroth, 1900

Subgenus Limax (Brachylimax) Falkner & Niederhöfer, 2008 represented as Limax Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenus Limax (Limax) Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Limax Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus Limax (Heynemannia) Malm, 1868 accepted as Limax Linnaeus, 1758 (junior objective synonym)
Subgenus Limax (Limacus) Lehmann, 1864 accepted as Limacus Lehmann, 1864
  » Species Limax (Limacus) flavus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Limacus flavus (Linnaeus, 1758) (superseded combination)
Species Limax agrestis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Deroceras agreste (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Limax altivagus Theobald, 1862 accepted as Anadenus altivagus (Theobald, 1862) (original combination)
Species Limax araneus Gassies, 1866 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax ater Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Arion ater (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Limax berytensis Bourguignat, 1852 accepted as Deroceras berytensis (Bourguignat, 1852) (original combination)
Species Limax bitentaculatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Athoracophorus bitentaculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
Species Limax brunnaeus Draparnaud, 1801 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax campestris Binney, 1842 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax capensis F. Krauss, 1848 accepted as Ariopelta capensis (F. Krauss, 1848) (original combination)
Species Limax cecconi Simroth, 1906 accepted as Gigantomilax cecconi (Simroth, 1906) (original combination)
Species Limax crassitesta Reuss, 1868 † accepted as Limacus crassitesta (Reuss, 1868) † (new combination)
Species Limax crenata Martyn, 1786 accepted as Amphibola crenata (Martyn, 1786) accepted as Amphibola crenata (Gmelin, 1791) (non-binomial)
Species Limax excavatus Andreae, 1904 † accepted as Lehmannia excavata (Andreae, 1904) † (new combination)
Species Limax fibratus Martyn, 1784 accepted as Placostylus fibratus (Martyn, 1784) (original combination)
Species Limax flavus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Limacus flavus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Limax gagates Draparnaud, 1801 accepted as Milax gagates (Draparnaud, 1801) (original combination)
Species Limax gracilis Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774)
Species Limax hemphili Binney, 1890 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax ingersolli Binney, 1875 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax kraussianus Heynemann, 1862 accepted as Urocyclus kraussianus (Heynemann, 1862) (original combination)
Species Limax laevis O. F. Müller, 1774 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774)
Species Limax lanceolatus Pallas, 1774 accepted as Branchiostoma lanceolatum (Pallas, 1774)
Species Limax lartetii Dupuy, 1850 † accepted as Milax lartetii (Dupuy, 1850) † (type species of Sansania Bourguignat, 1881, which is considered as a junior synonym of Milax)
Species Limax legrandi Tate, 1881 accepted as Ambigolimax nyctelius (Bourguignat, 1861) (junior synonym)
Species Limax marginatus Müller, 1774 accepted as Lehmannia marginata (O. F. Müller, 1774)
Species Limax marginatus Draparnaud, 1805 accepted as Tandonia rustica (Millet, 1843)
Species Limax marinus Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775 accepted as Fiona pinnata (Eschscholtz, 1831) (dubious synonym)
Species Limax modestus Theobald, 1862 accepted as Anadenus altivagus (Theobald, 1862) (junior synonym)
Species Limax montanus Ingersoll, 1875 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax opalus Martyn, 1784 accepted as Cantharidus opalus (Martyn, 1784) (basionym)
Species Limax papillosus Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Aeolidia papillosa (Linnaeus, 1761) (original combination)
Species Limax parvulus Normand, 1852 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
Species Limax perlucidus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Hyalimax perlucidus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
Species Limax phoeniciaca Bourguignat, 1852 accepted as Deroceras berytensis (Bourguignat, 1852) (junior synonym)
Species Limax rarotonganus Heynemann, 1871 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774)
Species Limax subfuscus Draparnaud, 1805 accepted as Arion subfuscus (Draparnaud, 1805) (original combination)
Species Limax tergipes Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775 accepted as Tergipes tergipes (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) (original combination)
Species Limax tetraquetra Pallas, 1788 accepted as Tritonia tetraquetra (Pallas, 1788) (original combination)
Species Limax weinlandii Heynemann, 1862 accepted as Deroceras laeve (O. F. Müller, 1774) (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Limax Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154017 on 2019-03-21
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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