Lymnaea acuminata

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Lymnaea acuminata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Subfamily: Lymnaeinae
Genus: Lymnaea
Species: L. acuminata
Binomial name
Lymnaea acuminata

Lymnaea acuminata is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family Lymnaeidae.

Parasites[edit]

Lymnaea acuminata is the first intermediate host for trematodes Schistosoma nasale[1] and for Schistosoma spindale.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Liu L. et al. (2010) "The phylogeography of Indoplanorbis exustus (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) in Asia". Parasites & Vectors 3: 57. doi:10.1186/1756-3305-3-57.