Bridouxia rotundata

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Bridouxia rotundata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Sorbeoconcha

Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Paludomidae
Subfamily: Hauttecoeuriinae
Tribe: Spekiini
Genus: Bridouxia
Species: B. rotundata
Binomial name
Bridouxia rotundata
(E. A. Smith, 1904)[2]
  • Bridouxiana rotundata Smith [orth. error]
  • Stanleya rotundata Smith, 1904

Bridouxia rotundata is a species of tropical freshwater snail with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Paludomidae.

This species is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes.


  1. ^ Ngereza C., Nicayenzi F. & Lange C. N. (2004). Bridouxia rotundata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.
  2. ^ Smith E. A. (1904). "Some remarks on the Mollusca of Lake Tanganyika". Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 6: 77-104. page 93.
  3. ^ Brown D. S. (1994). Freshwater Snails of Africa and their Medical Importance. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-7484-0026-5.