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Amnicola dalli shell.jpg
Drawing of the shell of Amnicola dalli with an operculum.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Amnicolidae
Subfamily: Amnicolinae
Genus: Amnicola
Gould & Haldeman, 1840[1]

Amnicola is a genus of very small freshwater snails which have an operculum. Amnicola species are aquatic prosobranch gastropod mollusks in the family Amnicolidae according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

Amnicola is the type genus of the family Amnicolidae.[2]


Species in the genus Amnicola include:[3]

Species brought into synonymy


  1. ^ Gould A. A. & Haldeman S. S. (1840). In: Haldeman, Mon. Limniades N. Amer., (1), iii, 3.
  2. ^ Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  3. ^ "Amnicola". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 

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