Mainstream river snail

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Mainstream river snail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Sorbeoconcha

Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Pleuroceridae
Genus: Leptoxis
Species: L. praerosa
Binomial name
Leptoxis praerosa
Say, 1821

The mainstream river snail, also known as the onyx rocksnail, scientific name Leptoxis praerosa, is a species of freshwater snail with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Pleuroceridae. This species is endemic to the United States.

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