Viviparus acerosus

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Viviparus acerosus
Viviparus acerosus.jpg
Five shells of Viviparus acerosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

informal group Architaenioglossa

Superfamily: Viviparoidea
Family: Viviparidae
Subfamily: Viviparinae
Genus: Viviparus
Species: V. acerosus
Binomial name
Viviparus acerosus
(Bourguignat, 1862)[2]

Viviparus acerosus is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Viviparidae, the river snails.

Distribution[edit]

The distribution of this species is Danubian.[3]

It is found in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic (in Moravia only),[4] Slovakia,[4] Germany, Hungary and Romania.

Its non-indigenous distribution includes the Netherlands since 2007.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vavrova L. & Van Damme D. (2011). "Viviparus acerosus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 August 2014.
  2. ^ Bourguignat J. R. (1862). "Descriptions des paludinées de l'Algérie, des Vivipara d'Europe et de deux espèces nouvelles de la famille des paludinées". Revue et Magasin de Zoologie Pure et Appliquée (2)14: 93-118, Pl. 5. Paris, page 115, Pl. 5 Fig. 5-6
  3. ^ (in Slovak) Lisický M. J. (1991). Mollusca Slovenska [The Slovak molluscs]. VEDA vydavateľstvo Slovenskej akadémie vied, Bratislava, 344 pp.
  4. ^ a b (in Czech) Horsák M., Juřičková L., Beran L., Čejka T. & Dvořák L. (2010). "Komentovaný seznam měkkýšů zjištěných ve volné přírodě České a Slovenské republiky. [Annotated list of mollusc species recorded outdoors in the Czech and Slovak Republics]". Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, Suppl. 1: 1-37. PDF.
  5. ^ Menno Soes D., Glöer P. & de Winter A. J. (2009). "Viviparus acerosus (Bourguignat, 1862) (Gastropoda: Viviparidae), a new exotic snail species for the Dutch fauna". Aquatic Invasions 4(2): 373-375, doi:10.3391/ai.2009.4.2.12.