Agate rocksnail

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Agate rocksnail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Sorbeoconcha

Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Pleuroceridae
Genus: Leptoxis
Species: L. clipeata
Binomial name
Leptoxis clipeata
(H. H. Smith, 1922)

The †agate rocksnail, scientific name Leptoxis clipeata, was a of freshwater snail in the family Pleuroceridae. Like all Leptoxis, the species required free-flowing unpolluted water. It was endemic to parts of the Coosa River in Alabama, now impounded. [1]


  1. ^ Burch, (1982) Freshwater Snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of North America. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio.