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Omphiscola glabra.JPG
Omphiscola glabra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Subfamily: Lymnaeinae
Genus: Omphiscola
Rafinesque, 1819[1]

Omphiscola is a genus of small to medium-sized, air-breathing, freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Lymnaeidae.


This is a European genus.


Species within the genus include:


  1. ^ Rafinesque C. S. (1819). "Prodrome de 70 nouveaux genres d'animaux découverts dans l'intérieur des États-Unis d'Amérique, durant l'année 1818". Journal de Physique, de Chimie et d'Histoire Naturelle 88: 417-429. Paris.
  2. ^ a b "Species in genus Omphiscola". AnimalBase, accessed 31 July 2010.