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The classification of Allogona lombardii  is the following: Classification of Allogona lombardii Courtesy of Harlan Burnett
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia 
Subkingdom: Bilateria 
Phylum: Mollusca 
Class: Gastropoda 
Order:  Stylommatophora 
Family: Polygyridae 
Genus: Allogona 
Specific name: lombardii 
Scientific name: - Allogona lombardii 
Common name is the Selway Forestsnail                                                            

    The Allogona lombardii belongs within the Domain Eukaryota, due to the fact it contains several membrane-bound organelles of various types and one in fact includes a nucleus, therefore making it a multicelluar organism (Hickman et al., 2009). A. lombardii then fits in under the Kingdom Animalia because it has to differentiate from plants, which means it has to have a capacity for locomotion (achieved mobility), a non-photosynthetic metabolism and a have prominent response to stimuli (TheFreeDictionary, 2012).

    To be part of the Phylum Mollusca, A. lombardii has to have the features of an invertebrate organism that have a soft body which are characteristically bilateral with a head and foot region (Hickman et al., 2009). Then A. lombardii associates with the Class Gastropoda because it is home to the univalves such as slugs and othersnails since it has its visceral organs contained in a shell. Gastropods can be distinguished by their act of torsion, which is a process that creates an outcome in the rotation of the visceral mass and mantle on the foot (Hickman et al., 2009). The once called Order Pulmonata, is now known as Order Stylommatophora and this contains the gastropods such as A. lombardii due to the distinct two pair or a pair of tentacles on their anterior region of the body. They also have the ability to breathe air, due to them having a pallial lung instead of a gill, or gills (Encyclopedia of Life, 2012). The Family Polygyridae consists of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial gastropods that have eyes on top of their anterior tentacles, with ribbed jaws located on their head and members of the Polygyridae usually have rough surfaces that consists of jagged edges of calcium carbonate crystals (Pilsbry, 1946).

    Allogona breaks down into allo and gon(o) within the Greek and Latin terminology, allo means other, referring to something different. Gon(o) means seed, or to produce, which could refer to seed/semen or produce/reproduce. So combined you could say their Greek and Latin meaning is 'different reproduction'  (, 2012) As for lombardii, there was no definite reason why it was named as that from our findings, so we concluded it was possibly named at random or after someone. Habitat