Galba cubensis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Lymnaea cubensis)
Jump to: navigation, search
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)
Synonyms[1]

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.

Distribution[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.

External links[edit]