Bithynia majorcina

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Bithynia majorcina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Bithyniidae
Genus: Bithynia
Species: B. majorcina
Binomial name
Bithynia majorcina
Glöer & Rolán, 2007

Bithynia majorcina is a species of small freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family Bithyniidae.[1][2]


Shell yellowish horn-coloured, glossy, with 5.5 whorls, suture shallow, aperture oval rounded at the top, umbilicus slit like. Shell height 7.6-9.5 mm, width 4.9-6.0 mm.[1]


The species is only known from Majorca where it lives on calcareous bottom of consolidate sediments with stones in the Torrent (Mountain stream) Son Jordi, which is the locus typicus, and in the Torrent de Sóller.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Glöer P. & Rolán E. (2007). "Bithynia majorcina n. sp., a new species from the Balearics (Gastropoda: Bithyniidae). pp. 159-162. In: Beckmann K.-H.: Die Land- und Süßwassermollusken der Balearischen Inseln. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, 255 pp., ISBN 978-3-939767-05-3.
  2. ^ Bithynia majorcina Glöer & Rolán, 2007. WoRMS (2010). Bithynia majorcina Glöer & Rolán, 2007. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 14 August 2010.