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

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Hydrobiidae
Subfamily: Pyrgulinae[1]
Genus: Caspia
W. Dybowski, 1888[2]

Caspia is a genus of marine snails, brackish water snails and freshwater snails with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Hydrobiidae.[1] Caspia is the type genus of the Caspiidae, that is a synonym of Pyrgulinae.[1]


Species within the genus Caspia include:

Species brought into synonymy


  1. ^ a b c Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  2. ^ Dybowski W. (1888). Malak. Bl., (N.F.) 10: 34.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Kantor Yu I., Vinarski M. V., Schileyko A. A. & Sysoev A. V. (published online on March 2, 2010). "Catalogue of the continental mollusks of Russia and adjacent territories". Version 2.3.1
  4. ^ WoRMS (2011). Caspia valkanovi (Golikov & Starobogatov, 1966). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-07-14