Accepted name: Mollusca Linnaeus, 1758
Common name: Snails and their relatives
Georgian name: მოლუსკები
Taxonomic rank: Phylum
Taxonomy according to: http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Eukaryotes&contgroup=Life_on_Earth
Out of 70,000 mollusc species found throughout the world, Georgias terrestrial and aquatic ecosistems harbor more then 255 species that is ca 0.36% of the world fauna. One should take into account that a lot of molluscs are marine species not counted in this list.
[http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Mollusca]. .Mollusca. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 12 April 2021