List of non-marine molluscs of Egypt

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Location of Egypt

The non-marine molluscs of Egypt are a part of the molluscan fauna of Egypt (wildlife of Egypt).

A number of species of non-marine molluscs are found in the wild in Egypt.

Freshwater gastropods[edit]

Thiaridae

Planorbidae

Lymnaeidae

Land gastropods[edit]

Land gastropods in Egypt include:

Parmacellidae

Subulinidae

Cochlicellidae

Ariophantidae

Sphincterochilidae

Hygromiidae

Helicidae

Bivalvia[edit]

Hothouse aliens[edit]

"Hothouse aliens" in Egypt include:

See also[edit]

Lists of molluscs of surrounding countries:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amany A. Tohamy & Shaimaa M. Mohamed (January) 2006. Chromosomal studies on two Egyptian freshwater snails, Cleopatra and Bithynia (Mollusca-Prosobranchiata). Arab J. Biotech., Vol. 9, No. (1) Jan. (2006): 17-26.
  2. ^ Madhyastha A. (2010). Melanoides tuberculatus. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 3 December 2010.
  3. ^ Yousif, F.; Ibrahim, A.; Abdel Kader, A.; El-Bardicy, S. (1998). "Invasion of the Nile Valley in Egypt by a hybrid of Biomphalaria glabrata and Biomphalaria alexandrina, snail vectors of Schistosoma mansoni". Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology 28 (2): 569–582. PMID 9707685. 
  4. ^ Appleton C., Ghamizi M., Jørgensen A., Kristensen T. K., Stensgaard A-S. & Van Damme D. (2009). Lymnaea natalensis. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 4 December 2010.
  5. ^ "Species summary for Parmacella festae". AnimalBase, last modified 7 June 2008, accessed 1 September 2010.
  6. ^ "Species summary for Parmacella olivieri". AnimalBase, last modified 7 June 2008, accessed 1 September 2010.
  7. ^ Mienis H. K. 2003. A new colony of Rumina saharica discovered in Israel. Tentacle No. 11—January 2003: 11-12.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Commonwealth of Australia. (April 2002) "Citrus Imports from the Arab Republic of Egypt. A Review Under Existing Import Conditions for Citrus from Israel". Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia. Caption: Gastropods, page 12 and Appendix 2.

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