Pila ampullacea

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Pila ampullacea
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The shell and operculum of Pila ampullacea
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P. ampullacea
Binomial name
Pila ampullacea
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms[2]

Ampullaria ampullacea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Helix ampullacea Linnaeus, 1758

Pila ampullacea, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Ampullariidae, the apple snails.

Distribution[edit]

Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia

Description[edit]

Five views of a shell of Pila ampullacea

As food[edit]

Pila ampullacea, together with Pila pesmei, are indigenous rice field snail species traditionally eaten in Thailand that have been displaced by the invasive Golden Apple. In Indonesia, it is famous as "keong sawah" or "tutut" as traditional cuisine which is often boiled or grilled as satay. Snail, Pomacea canaliculata.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sri-aroon, P. & Richter, K. 2012. Pila ampullacea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T184900A1763173. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T184900A1763173.en. Downloaded on 07 June 2017.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2013). Pila ampullacea (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=737456 on 2017-06-07
  3. ^ Heavy Predation on Freshwater Bryozoans by the Golden Apple Snail, Pomacea canaliculata Lamarck, 1822 (Ampullariidae); The Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 6(1): 31-36, May 2006

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