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Theodoxus danubialis

Theodoxus danubialis (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Neritopsina
Ordo: Neritoida
Superfamilia: Neritoidea
Familia: Neritidae
Subfamilia: Neritinae
Tribus: Theodoxini
Genus: Theodoxus
Species: Theodoxus danubialis

Name

Theodoxus fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference

* Theodoxus fluviatilis Report on ITIS

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: River Nerite
Suomi: Leväkotilo

Theodoxus danubialis is a small species of freshwater snail with an operculum. It is an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae, the nerites.

Distribution

Distribution of this species is Mediterranean and Pontic.[3]

* Serbia
* Croatia
* Czech Republic - in Moravia it is critically endangered[4]
* Germany - in Bavaria only and it is critically endangered (vom Aussterben bedroht)[5]
* Slovakia


References

1. ^ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Cited 14 June 2007.
2. ^ Pfeiffer, 1828. Naturgeschichte deutscher Land- und Süsswasser-Mollusken. Vol. 3 (1828): 84 pp. + 8 tables. Weimar. (Landes-Industrie-Comptoir).
3. ^ (in Slovak) Lisický M. J. 1991. Mollusca Slovenska [The Slovak molluscs]. VEDA vydavateľstvo Slovenskej akadémie vied, Bratislava, 344 pp.
4. ^ Red List of the molluscs (Mollusca) of the Czech Republic
5. ^ Glöer P. & Meier-Brook C. (2003) Süsswassermollusken. DJN, pp. 134, page 108, ISBN 3-923376-02-2

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