List of non-marine molluscs of Israel

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Land snail shells in the Negev

Non-marine molluscs of Israel are a part of the molluscan fauna of Israel. A number of species of non-marine molluscs are found in the wild in Israel. In addition, a number of gastropod species are reared in captivity in greenhouses, aquaria and terraria.

Freshwater gastropods[edit]

Land gastropods[edit]

Land gastropods in Israel include[1][2]

Pomatiidae

Ferussaciidae

Cochlicellidae

Zonitidae

Limacidae

  • Limacus flavus (Linnaeus, 1758) - native

Agriolimacidae

Oxychilidae

Subulinidae

Aciculidae

Enidae

Chondrinidae

Pyramidulidae

Vertiginidae

Pupillidae

Zonitidae

Sphincterochilidae

Hygromiidae

Helix aspersa is non-indigenous in Israel

Helicidae

Freshwater bivalves[edit]

Hothouse aliens[edit]

"Hothouse aliens" in Israel include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commonwealth of Australia. 2002 (April) Citrus Imports from the Arab Republic of Egypt. A Review Under Existing Import Conditions for Citrus from Israel Archived 9 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia. Caption: Gastropods, page 12 and Appendix 2.
  2. ^ a b c Mienis H. K. 2003. A new colony of Rumina saharica discovered in Israel. Tentacle No. 11—January 2003: 11-12.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Raz S., Schwartz N. P., Mienis H. K., Nevo E. & Graham J. H. (2012). "Fluctuating Helical Asymmetry and Morphology of Snails (Gastropoda) in Divergent Microhabitats at ‘Evolution Canyons I and II,’ Israel". PLoS ONE 7(7): e41840. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041840.
  4. ^ Heller J. 1996. Euchondrus ramonensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  5. ^ Heller J. (1996). Pene galilaea. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  6. ^ Gittenberger E. & Bank R. A. 1996. A new start in Pyramidula (Gastropoda Pulmonata: Pyramidulidae). Basteria 60: 71-78.

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