Bulinus tropicus

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Bulinus tropicus
Bulinus tropicus shell.png
Drawing of apertural view of the shell of Bulinus tropicus
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. tropicus
Binomial name
Bulinus tropicus
(Krauss, 1848)
  • Physa tropicus Krauss, 1848
  • Bulinus parietalis (Mousson, 1887) (probable synonym)

Bulinus tropicus is a species of a tropical freshwater snail with a sinistral shell, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ramshorn snails and their allies.

Drawing of radular teeth of Bulinus tropicus.


Distribution of Bulinus tropicus includes:


  1. ^ a b Curtis B., Jørgensen A., Kristensen T. K., Lange C. N., Stensgaard A-S. & Van Damme D. (2009). Bulinus tropicus. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 3 December 2010.
  2. ^ a b Brown D. S., Curtis B. A. & Rollinson D. (1996). "The freshwater snail Bulinus tropicus (Planorbidae) in Namibia, characterised according to chromosome number, enzymes and morphology". Hydrobiologia 317(2): 127-139. doi:10.1007/BF00018736.

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