Catascopia terebra

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Catascopia terebra
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Subfamily: Lymnaeinae
Genus: Catascopia
Species: C. terebra
Binomial name
Catascopia terebra
Synonyms
  • Stagnicola terebra (Westerlund, 1885)
  • Lymnaea palustris var. terebra
  • Catascopia occulta (Jackiewicz, 1959)
  • Galba occulta Jackiewicz, 1959
  • Stagnicola occultus
  • Lymnaea occulta

Catascopia terebra (Westerlund, 1885) (formerly known as Catascopia occulta)[2][3] is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lymnaeidae, the pond snails.

Taxonomy[edit]

Some authors classify this species as Stagnicola terebra, because the genus Catascopia Meier-Brook & Bargues, 2002 should not be distinguished based on DNA analysis only (genera should be distinguished morphologically and anatomically).[4]

Distribution[edit]

This species of snail is found in the Czech Republic in two localities only: in a small temporary pool near Kladruby nad Labem in the Eastern Bohemia and in temporary pool near the inflow of the Dyje River into the Morava river in Moravia,[5][6] Germany, Poland and other areas.

Habitat[edit]

It inhabits freshwater bodies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Cited 29 February 2008.
  2. ^ Vinarski MV (2008). "Taxonomic notes on Euro-Siberian freshwater mollusk". Mollusca 26 (2): 175–185. 
  3. ^ Catascopia terebra at National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
  4. ^ Species summary for Stagnicola terebra". AnimalBase, last modified 26 October 2013, accessed 3 September 2014.
  5. ^ Beran L. (2008). "A contribution to distribution of genus Stagnicola and Catascopia (Gastropoda: Lymnaeidae) in the Czech Republic". Malacologica Bohemoslovaca 7: 70-73. PDF.
  6. ^ (Czech) Horsák M., Juřičková L., Beran L., Čejka T. & Dvořák L. (2010). "Komentovaný seznam měkkýšů zjištěných ve volné přírodě České a Slovenské republiky. [Annotated list of mollusc species recorded outdoors in the Czech and Slovak Republics]". Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, Suppl. 1: 1-37. PDF.

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