Planorbella duryi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Planorbella duryi
Planorbella duryi shell.png
Apical and apertural view of a shell of Planorbella duryi. Scale bar is 10 mm.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Planorboidea
Family: Planorbidae
Genus: Planorbella
Species: P. duryi
Binomial name
Planorbella duryi
(Wetherby, 1879)
Synonyms
  • Planorbis (Helisoma) duryi Wetherby, 1879
  • Helisoma duryi (Wetherby, 1879)

Planorbella duryi, common name the Seminole rams-horn, is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, a pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails.

Distribution[edit]

This species of snail is endemic to Florida, United States. [1]

It has been introduced to Hawaii and lives in the wild there. [2]

It is an introduced species in various European islands and countries including: [3]

  • Great Britain as a "hothouse alien"
  • Ireland as a "hothouse alien"
  • Poland
  • Hungary
  • Parts of Southern Nigeria [e.g Ogun State, Lagos, Oyo]

References[edit]

External links[edit]