Galba cousini

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Galba cousini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Subfamily: Lymnaeinae
Genus: Galba
Species: G. cousini
Binomial name
Galba cousini
(Jousseaume, 1887)

Lymnaea bogotensis Pilsbry, 1935[1]
Lymnaea cousini Jousseaume, 1887

Galba cousini is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lymnaeidae, the pond snails.


  1. ^ Pilsbry H. A. (1935). "South American land and freshwater mollusks. IX - Colombian species". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 87: 83-88.
  2. ^ "Galba cubensis". Taxonomy browser, accessed 16 September 2012.
  3. ^ Velasquez L. E. (2006]. "Synonymy between Lymnaea bogotensis Pilsbry, 1935 and Lymnaea cousini Jousseaume, 1887 (Gastropoda: Lymnaeidae)". Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 101: 795-799. PDF.

External links[edit]

  • Bargues M. D., Artigas P., Khoubbane M. & Mas-Coma S. (2011). "DNA sequence characterisation and phylogeography of Lymnaea cousini and related species, vectors of fascioliasis in northern Andean countries, with description of L. meridensis n. sp. (Gastropoda: Lymnaeidae)". Parasites & Vectors 4: 132. doi:10.1186/1756-3305-4-132.