Nymphophilus minckleyi

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Nymphophilus minckleyi
Nymphophilus minckleyi shell.png
Lateral view of a shell of Nymphophilus minckleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Hydrobiidae
Genus: Nymphophilus
Species: N. minckleyi
Binomial name
Nymphophilus minckleyi
Taylor, 1966

Nymphophilus minckleyi is a species of very small freshwater snail,[1] an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Hydrobiidae.[1]


This species is endemic to Cuatro Ciénegas valley, in the Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico.[1]


Predators of Mexithauma quadripaludium include the cichlid fish Herichthys minckleyi.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Chaves-Campos J., Johnson S. G. & Hulsey C. D. (2011). "Spatial Geographic Mosaic in an Aquatic Predator-Prey Network". PLoS ONE 6(7): e22472. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022472.