Bulinus hightoni

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Bulinus hightoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Planorboidea
Family: Planorbidae
Subfamily: Bulininae
Tribe: Bulinini
Genus: Bulinus
Species: B. hightoni
Binomial name
Bulinus hightoni
Brown & Wright, 1978

Bulinus hightoni is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails.

Distribution[edit]

This species is endemic to Kenya, Africa.

Habitat[edit]

This snail lives in rivers, intermittent rivers, and shrub-dominated wetlands. The survival of hits species is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lange C. N. & Ngereza C. (2004). Bulinus hightoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.