List of non-marine molluscs of Australia

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Location of Australia

The non-marine molluscs of the country of Australia are a part of the molluscan fauna of Australia which is a part of biodiversity of Australia.

There are ??? species of molluscs living in the wild in Australia.

There are a total of ??? species of gastropods, which breaks down to ?? species of freshwater gastropods, and ??? species of land gastropods (??? species of snails and ??? species of slugs), plus ?? species of bivalves living in the wild.

Freshwater gastropods[edit]


Land gastropods[edit]

Noctepuna cerea from North-East Queensland



Freshwater bivalves[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Perez, Kathryn E.; Ponder, Winston F.; Colgan, Donald J.; Clark, Stephanie A.; Lydeard, Charles (2005). "Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of spring-associated hydrobiid snails of the Great Artesian Basin, Australia" (PDF). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34 (3): 545–56. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2004.11.020. PMID 15683928. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Clark, Stephanie A.; Miller, Alison C.; Ponder, Winston F. (2003). "Revision of the Snail Genus Austropyrgus (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae): A Morphostatic Radiation of Freshwater Gastropods in Southeastern Australia" (PDF). Records of the Australian Museum (The Australian Museum). Supplement 28: 1–109. doi:10.3853/j.0812-7387.28.2003.1377. ISBN 0-7347-2313-X. ISSN 0812-7387. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Ponder, W. F., Wilke, T. , Zhang, W.-H., Golding, R. E., Fukuda, H., and Mason, R. A. B. (2008). "Edgbastonia alanwillsi n. gen & n. sp. (Tateinae: Hydrobiidae s.l.: Rissooidea: Caenogastropoda); a snail from an artesian spring group in western Queensland, Australia, convergent with some Asian Amnicolidae". Molluscan Research 28 (2): 89–106. 
  4. ^ a b Ponder, W.F., Clark, S.A. & Miller, A.C. (1999). "A new genus and two new species of Hydrobiidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda) from south Western Australia". Proceedings of the Royal Society of Western Australia 82 (3): 109–120. 
  5. ^ Kessner V. (1996). Gyliotrachela catherina. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  6. ^ Kessner V. (1996). Pupilla ficulnea. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  7. ^ Kessner, V. & Ponder, W.F. 1996. Amphidromus cognatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.

External links[edit]

  • Cox J. C. (1868). A monograph of Australian land shells. William Maddock, Sydney. 110 pp. + 18 plates.