Galba cubensis

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Galba cubensis
Fossaria cubensis shell.png
shells of Galba cubensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Genus: Galba
Species: G. cubensis
Binomial name
Galba cubensis
(Pfeiffer, 1839)

Lymnaea cubensis
Bakerilymnaea cubensis
Fossaria cubensis

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


Galba cubensis is native to parts of South America, Mexico, the southern Coastal Plain of North America, and the West Indies,[2] including Cuba.[3]


  1. ^ "Galba cubensis". Taxonomy browser, accessed 15 September 2012.
  2. ^ Dillon, R. T., Jr., M. Ashton, M. Kohl, W. Reeves, T. Smith, T. Stewart & B. Watson (2013). "Lymnaea (Fossaria) cubensis". The freshwater gastropods of North America. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  3. ^ Vázquez A. A. & Perera S. (2010). "Endemic Freshwater molluscs of Cuba and their conservation status". Tropical Conservation Science 3(2): 190-199. HTM, PDF.

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