Stanleya neritinoides

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Stanleya neritinoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Sorbeoconcha

Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Paludomidae
Genus: Stanleya
Bourguignat, 1885[2]
Species: S. neritinoides
Binomial name
Stanleya neritinoides
(E. A. Smith, 1880)[3]

Lithoglyphus neritinoides Smith, 1880

Stanleya neritinoides is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Paludomidae.[1]

Stanleya neritinoides is probably the only species in the genus Stanleya.[4] The genus Stanleya may be closely related to the genus Tanganyicia.[1]

This species was listed as Endangered in the 2006 IUCN Red List.[5]


This speciest is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia.[1]

The type locality is Lake Tanganyika.[3]


The width of the shell is 8.0 mm.[4] The height of the shell is 9.8 mm.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d Lange C. (2004). Stanleya neritinoides. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. <>. Downloaded on 19 May 2011.
  2. ^ (French) Bourguignat J. R. (1885). Notice prodromique sur les mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles recueillis par M. Victor Giraud dans la region méridionale du lac Tanganika. page 11, 86-87.
  3. ^ a b c Smith E. A. (1880). "Diagnoses of new shells from Lake Tanganyika and East Africa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5)6: 425-430. page 426.
  4. ^ a b c Brown D. S. (1994). Freshwater Snails of Africa and their Medical Importance. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-7484-0026-5.
  5. ^ Brown D. S. (1996). Stanleya neritinoides. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.

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