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

informal group Architaenioglossa

Superfamily: Viviparoidea
Family: Viviparidae
Subfamily: Bellamyinae
Genus: Cipangopaludina
Hannibal, 1912[1]
Type species
Paludina malleata Reeve, 1863
  • Cipangopaludina (Ussuripaludina) Zatravkin & Bogatov, 1987 accepted, alternate representation
  • Lecythoconcha Annandale, 1920

Cipangopaludina is a genus of freshwater snails with a gill and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Viviparidae.[2]


There are 11 species and 2 subspecies in China.[3]


Species within the genus Cipangopaludina include:



  1. ^ Hannibal H. B. (1912). Proc. malac. Soc. London 10: 194.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Cipangopaludina Hannibal, 1912. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2014-12-10
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Lu H.-F., Du L.-N., Li Z.-Q., Chen X.-Y. & Yang J.-X. (2014). "Morphological analysis of the Chinese Cipangopaludina species (Gastropoda; Caenogastropoda; Viviparidae). Zoological Research 35(6): 510-527. doi:10.13918/j.issn.2095-8137.2014.6.510.
  4. ^ Richter K. & Rintelen T. (2011). "Cipangopaludina annandalei". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T189104A8682633. Downloaded on 20 February 2016.
  5. ^ Solomon C. T., Olden J. D., Johnson P. T. J., Dillon R. T. & Vander Zanden M. J. (2010). "Distribution and community-level effects of the Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis) in northern Wisconsin lakes". Biological Invasions 12: 1591-1605. PDF.
  6. ^ (file created 29 July 2010) FRESH WATER MOLLUSCAN SPECIES IN INDIA. 11 pp. accessed 31 July 2010.
  7. ^ Vinarski M. (2011). "Cipangopaludina zejaensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T189518A8742690. Downloaded on 20 February 2016.

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