Amargosa springsnail

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Amargosa springsnail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Family: Hydrobiidae
Genus: Pyrgulopsis
Species: P. amargosae
Binomial name
Pyrgulopsis amargosae
(Hershler, 1989)

The Amargosa springsnail (Pyrgulopsis amargosae) is a snail in the family Hydrobiidae. It is endemic to the Amargosa River drainage of the southwestern United States.[1] The small (1.5–-2.7 mm high) snail is known to occur in several near-brackish springs, including the type locality of Saratoga Springs in Death Valley.[2]

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