Anguispira alternata

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Anguispira alternata
AnguispiraAlternataExBinney.jpg
Engravinging of a shell of Anguispira alternata from W. G. Binney, 1878.[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Punctoidea
Family: Discidae
Genus: Anguispira
Species: A. alternata
Binomial name
Anguispira alternata
(Say, 1816)
Synonyms

Pyramidula alternata

Anguispira alternata, common name the flamed disc or flamed tigersnail, is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Discidae, the disk snails.

Apical view of the shell of Anguispira alternata
Umbilical view of the shell of Anguispira alternata

Parasites[edit]

Parasites of Anguispira alternata include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Binney, William G. 1878. The Terrestrial Air-Breathing Mollusks of the United States and Adjacent Territories of North America. Vol. 5 (plates). Bull. Mus. Comparative Zool., Harvard. Plate 25.
  2. ^ Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment. "Brainworm". accessed 14 December 2010.

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