Martelia

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Martelia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Paludomidae
Genus: Martelia
Diversity[2][3]
1 or 2 species

Martelia is a genus of tropical freshwater snails with an operculum, aquatic gastropod molluscs in the family Paludomidae.[3]

Distribution of the genus Martelia includes the Lake Tanganyika only.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within genus Martelia include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dautzenberg P. (1908). J. Conchyliol. 55: 328.
  2. ^ a b c Brown D. S. (1994). Freshwater Snails of Africa and their Medical Importance. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-7484-0026-5.
  3. ^ a b c Lange C. (2004). Martelia tanganyicensis. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 June 2011.
  4. ^ Nicayenzi F. (2004). Martelia dautzenbergi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 June 2011.