List of non-marine molluscs of Bulgaria

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Location of Bulgaria

There are numerous species of molluscs living in the wild in Bulgaria. This list covers only the non-marine species. Currently the list includes only gastropods, no freshwater bivalves are yet included.

Freshwater gastropods[edit]

Neritidae

Amnicolidae

Hydrobiidae 12 species of Belgrandiella is known from Bulgaria.[4]

Land gastropods[edit]

Aciculidae

Pomatiidae

Ellobiidae

Orculidae

Chondrinidae

Pyramidulidae

Valloniidae

Vertiginidae

Buliminidae

Clausiliidae

Succineidae

Punctidae

Euconulidae

Oxychilidae

Apical and umbilical view of the shell of recently described species Vitrea vereae.

Pristilomatidae

Vitrinidae

Daudebardiinae

Milacidae

Limacidae

Agriolimacidae

Arionidae

Bradybaenidae

Helicodontidae

Hygromiidae

Helicidae


Freshwater bivalves[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mollusc Specialist Group (1996). Theodoxus transversalis. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 April 2011.
  2. ^ Glöer P. & Pešić V. (2006). "Bythinella hansboetersi n. sp., a new species from Bulgaria". Heldia 6(3/4): 11-15.
  3. ^ Georgiev D. & Stoycheva S. (2008). "A record of Bythinella cf. opaca (Gallenstein 1848) (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Hydrobiidae) in Bulgaria". Malacologica Bohemoslovaca 7: 51-54. PDF.
  4. ^ a b Georgiev D. (2014). "Belgrandiella petrovi n. sp. – a new species from a spring cave in Bulgaria (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae)". International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology 2(1): 46-50. PDF.
  5. ^ a b Georgiev D. & Glöer P. (2015). "Two new stygobiont snail species (Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae) from a spring in West Bulgaria". Ecologica Montenegrina 2(2): 93-97. PDF.
  6. ^ a b c d e Georgiev D. G. (2006). "Two new species from the family Succineidae (Beck, 1837) (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) to the fauna of Bulgaria". Scientific Studies of the University of Plovdiv, Biology, Animalia 41: 7-11. PDF.
  7. ^ Irikov A., Georgiev D. & Riedel A. (2004). "A new species of the genus Vitrea Fitzinger, 1833 from Bulgaria (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Zonitidae)". Folia Malacologica 12(2): 79-81.
  8. ^ Georgiev D. & Stoycheva S. (2007). "A New Finding of Soosia diodonta (Férussac, 1821) (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Helicodontidae) in Bulgaria]. Malacologica Bohemoslovaca 6: 35-37. PDF.

See also[edit]

Lists of molluscs of surrounding countries:

Further reading[edit]

  • (Bulgarian) Damjanov S. & Likharev I. (1975). Fauna Bulgarica, 5. Terrestrial snails (Gastropoda terrestria). Marin Drinov Publ., Sofia, 425 pp.
  • Dedov I. (1998). "Annotated check-list of the Bulgarian terrestrial snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda)". Linzer Biol. Beitr. 30(2): 745-765.
  • (Bulgarian) Hubenov Z. (2005). Malacofaunistic diversity of Bulgaria. In: Petrova A. (ed.) Current state of Bulgarian biodiversity – problems and perspectives. Bulgarian Bioplatform, Sofia, 199-246.
  • Hubenov Z. (2007). "Fauna and Zoogeography of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca) in Bulgaria". 141-198. In: Fet V. & Popov A. (eds.) Biogeography and ecology of Bulgaria. Monographiae Biologicae 82. ISBN 978-1-4020-4417-5.
  • Wiktor A. (1983). "The slugs of Bulgaria (Arionidae, Milacidae, Limacidae, Agriolimacidae – Gastropoda, Stylommatophora)". Annales Zoologici 37(3): 71-206.