Gabbiella stanleyi

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

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Bithyniidae
Genus: Gabbiella
Species: G. stanleyi
Binomial name
Gabbiella stanleyi
(E. A. Smith, 1877)[2]

Bythinia stanleyi E. A. Smith, 1877

Gabbiella stanleyi is a species of small freshwater snails with an operculum, aquatic prosobranch gastropod mollusks in the family Bithyniidae.

The specific name stanleyi is in honor of explorer Henry Morton Stanley.[2]

This species is endemic to Lake Malawi.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ngereza, C., Lange, C.N., Kaunda, E., Magombo, Z., Kahwa, D. & Mailosi, A. 2004. Gabbiella stanleyi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  2. ^ a b Smith E. A. (1877). "On the shells of Lake Nyasa, and on a few marine species from Mozambique". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1877: 712-722. Page 717, Plate 75, figures 21-22.