Cleopatra ferruginea

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Cleopatra ferruginea
Cleopatra ferruginea shell.png
shell of Cleopatra ferruginea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Sorbeoconcha

Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Paludomidae
Subfamily: Cleopatrinae
Genus: Cleopatra
Species: C. ferruginea
Binomial name
Cleopatra ferruginea
(Lea & Lea, 1850)

Cleopatra ferruginea is a species of freshwater snails with an operculum, aquatic gastropod molluscs in the family Paludomidae.

This species is found in Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda[1] and South Africa.[2]

Its natural habitats are intermittent rivers, swamps, and freshwater marshes.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Lange C. N., Ngereza C. & Nicayenzi F. (2004). Cleopatra ferruginea. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.
  2. ^ Appleton C. C., Forbes A. T.& Demetriades N. T. (2009). "The occurrence, bionomics and potential impacts of the invasive freshwater snail Tarebia granifera (Lamarck, 1822) (Gastropoda: Thiaridae) in South Africa". Zoologische Mededelingen 83.

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