Bythiospeum alpinum

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Bythiospeum alpinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Hydrobiidae
Genus: Bythiospeum
Species: B. alpinum
Binomial name
Bythiospeum alpinum
Bernasconi, 1988

Bythiospeum alpinum is a species of very small freshwater snails that have an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Hydrobiidae.[1]

It is only known from two locations in central Switzerland, where it is endemic. It is listed under Swiss law.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Seddon, M. B. (2011). "Bythiospeum alpinum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 April 2012.