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Littoridina gaudichaudii

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Littoridina gaudichaudii
Shell of Littoridina gaudichaudii (syntype at MNHN, Paris)
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Littorinimorpha
Family: Cochliopidae
Genus: Littoridina
L. gaudichaudii
Binomial name
Littoridina gaudichaudii

Littoridina gaudichaudii is a species of small freshwater snail with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Cochliopidae.[3]

This species is endemic to Ecuador. It is declared extinct.[4]


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (1996). "Littoridina gaudichaudii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996: e.T12243A3329108. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T12243A3329108.en. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  2. ^ (in French) Souleyet L. F. A. (1852). Voyage autour du Monde exécuté pendant les années 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette La Bonite, zoologie, II. page 565, plate 31, figure 31-33.
  3. ^ MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Littoridina gaudichaudii Souleyet, 1852. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=723414 on 2021-05-13
  4. ^ Bouchet, P (1996). "Littoridina gaudichaudii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996". The ICUN Realist.

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