Radix luteola

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Radix luteola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
Subfamily: Lymnaeinae
Genus: Radix
Species: R. luteola
Binomial name
Radix luteola
(Lamarck, 1822)

Lymnaea luteola Lamarck, 1822

Radix luteola is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family Lymnaeidae.

Placement of this species within the genus Radix was confirmed by Correa et al. (2010).[2]

There exist two forms of this species:[1]

  • Radix luteola f. australis
  • Radix luteola f. ovalis


Radix luteola is a widespread species in south Asia and southeast Asia.[1]


Radix luteola is the first intermediate host for the trematodes:


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Madhyastha A., Dutta J. & Daniel B. A. (2010). Lymnaea luteola. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 8 April 2011.
  2. ^ Correa C. A., Escobar J. S., Durand P., Renaud F., David P., Jarne P., Pointier J.-P. & Hurtrez-Boussès S. (2010). "Bridging gaps in the molecular phylogeny of the Lymnaeidae (Gastropoda: Pulmonata), vectors of Fascioliasis". BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 381. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-381.
  3. ^ a b Liu L. et al. (2010) "The phylogeography of Indoplanorbis exustus (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) in Asia". Parasites & Vectors 3: 57. doi:10.1186/1756-3305-3-57.

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