Bithynia troschelii

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Bithynia troschelii
Conservation status
NE[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Bithyniidae
Genus: Bithynia
Subgenus: Codiella
Species: B. troschelii
Binomial name
Bithynia troschelii
(Paasch, 1842)[2]
Synonyms
  • Bithynia leachii troschelii

Bithynia troschelii is species of small freshwater snail, an aquatic prosobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Bithyniidae.

Its specific epithet is in honor of German zoologist Franz Hermann Troschel.

Taxonomy[edit]

This is sometimes considered to be an eastern subspecies of Bithynia leachii, and then it is known as Bithynia leachii troschelii.

Distribution[edit]

Habitat[edit]

Freswater species.

Shell description[edit]

Height of shell: 9-11 mm. Width of shell: 5-6 mm.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Cited 9 January 2008.
  2. ^ Paasch, A. 1842. Beschreibung einer neuen bei Berlin gefundenen Paludina. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 8 (1): 300-301, Taf. 6. Berlin.
  3. ^ Beran L., Juřičková L. & Horsák M. 2005. Mollusca (měkkýši), pp. 69-74. In: Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. [eds.], Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky. Bezobratlí. Red list of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates. – Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp.
  4. ^ Beran L. & Horsák M. 2009 Distribution of Bithynia leachii (Sheppard, 1823) and Bithynia troschelii (Paasch, 1842) (Gastropoda: Bithyniidae) in the Czech Republic. Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, 8: 19-23. Online serial at <http://mollusca.sav.sk> 29-April-2009.
  5. ^ Glöer P. & Meier-Brook C. 2003. Süsswassermollusken. DJN, pp. 134, page 106, ISBN 3-923376-02-2

Further reading[edit]

  • Glöer P. & Fehér Z. 2004. Bithynia leachii (Sheppard, 1823) and Bithynia troschelii (Paasch, 1842) in Hungary (Prosobranchia: Bithyniidae). Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici, 96: 285–297.
  • Falniowski A., Glöer P. & Szarowska M. (2004) Bithynia troschelii (Paach, 1842), a giant of unknown origin? - Folia Malacologica 12(3): 137–139.