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.


This species is endemic to Kenya, Africa.


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


  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.