Stagnicola palustris

Stagnicola palustris (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropodae
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Heterobranchia
Ordo: Pulmonata
Subordo: Basommatophora
Superfamilia: Lymnaeoidea
Familia: Lymnaeidae
Genus: Stagnicola
Species: Stagnicola palustris

Stagnicola palustris (O.F.Müller, 1774)

Stagnicola palustris

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Stagnicola palustris is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lymnaeidae, the pond snails.
Description

The dimensions of the shell of an adult of this species are from about 10 to 18 mm in length, and about 6 to 10 mm in width. [1]

Distribution

This species of snail occurs in European countries and islands including:

* Croatia
* Stagnicola palustris s. str. - Czech Republic - data deficient (DD)[3]
* Germany - (Arten der Vorwarnliste)[4]
* Great Britain
* Netherlands
* Poland
* Slovakia


Habitat

This snail lives in shallow, well-aerated freshwater habitats.

References

1. ^ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Cited 5 March 2007.
2. ^ Müller O. F. 1774. Vermivm terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaceorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Volumen alterum. pp. I-XXVI [= 1-36], 1-214, [1-10]. Havniae & Lipsiae. (Heineck & Faber).
3. ^ (Czech) Beran. L. 2002. Vodní měkkýši České Republiky - rozšíření a jeho změny, stanoviště, šíření, ohrožení a ochrana, červený seznam. Aquatic molluscs of the Czech Republic - distribution and its changes, habitats, dispersal, threat and protection, Red List. Sborník přírodovědného klubu v Uherském Hradišti, Supplementum 10, 258 pp.
4. ^ Glöer P. & Meier-Brook C. 2003. Süsswassermollusken. DJN, pp. 134, page 109, ISBN 3-923376-02-2

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