Aphaostracon pycnus

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

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Cochliopidae
Genus: Aphaostracon
Species: A. pycnus
Binomial name
Aphaostracon pycnus
F.G. Thompson, 1968

The dense hydrobe, scientific name Aphaostracon pycnus, is a species of small freshwater snails with a gill and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Cochliopidae. [1]


This species is endemic to the United States.


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Aphaostracon pycnus F. G. Thompson, 1968. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=729796 on 2014-11-16