Filopaludina sumatrensis

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Filopaludina sumatrensis
Filopaludina sumatrensis 001.jpg
A collection of shells of Filopaludina sumatrensis (museum specimens at Naturalis Biodiversity Center)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
informal group Architaenioglossa
Superfamily: Viviparoidea
Family: Viviparidae
Genus: Filopaludina
Species: F. sumatrensis
Binomial name
Filopaludina sumatrensis
(Dunker, 1852)[2]
  • Filopaludina (Filopaludina) sumatrensis (Dunker, 1852) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Filopaludina (Filopaludina) sumatrensis sumatrensis (Dunker, 1852) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Filopaludina sumatrensis sumatrensis (Dunker, 1852) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Paludina sumatrensis Dunker, 1852

Filopaludina sumatrensis is a species of large freshwater snail with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Viviparidae.[3]


  • Filopaludina sumatrensis peninsularis Brandt, 1974[4]
  • Filopaludina sumatrensis polygramma (Martens, 1860)
  • Filopaludina sumatrensis speciosa (Deshayes, 1876)
  • Filopaludina sumatrensis sumatrensis (Dunker, 1852) represented as Filopaludina sumatrensis (Dunker, 1852) (alternate representation)


This species is found in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.[1]


The width of the shell is 21 mm.[5] The height of the shell is 32 mm.[5]


  1. ^ a b Köhler F., Sri-aroon P. & Simonis J. (2012). "Filopaludina sumatrensis". In: IUCN 2014. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <>. Downloaded on 12 June 2014.
  2. ^ (in Latin) Dunker W. (1852). "Diagnoses Molluscorum novorum". Zeitschrift für Malakozoologie 9: 125–128], 189–191. page 128
  3. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2014). Filopaludina sumatrensis (Dunker, 1852). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2014-12-09
  4. ^ "Filopaludina sumatrensis peninsularis". National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). , accessed 2 June 2014.
  5. ^ a b (in German) Kobelt W. (1909). "Die Gattung Paludina Lam. (Vivipara Montfort) (Neue Folge). In Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen". Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz, Nürnberg, 1(21a): pp. 97–430, plates 15–77. pages 276–277, table 56, fig. 9–12.
  • Brandt R. A. M. (1974). The non-marine aquatic Mollusca of Thailand. Archiv für Molluskenkunde. 105: i–iv, 1–423

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