Ribbed slitshell

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Ribbed slitshell
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Pleuroceridae
Genus: Gyrotoma
Species: G. pumila
Binomial name
Gyrotoma pumila
(I. Lea, 1860)

The ribbed slitshell, scientific name Gyrotoma pumila, was a species of freshwater snail with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Pleuroceridae family. This species was endemic to the United States.


  1. ^ Bogan A. E. (2000). Gyrotoma pumila. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.