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Bithyniidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Bithyniidae
Rank  Family
Superfamily  Truncatelloidea
Phylum  Mollusca
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Lower classifications  Bithynia, Bithynia tentaculata, Hydrobioides

Bithyniidae


Bithyniidae is a family of small freshwater snails with an operculum, aquatic gastropod molluscs in the clade Littorinimorpha.

Contents

Their minute shell is often colored. They are characterized by a calcareous operculum, a lobe on the upper surface of the neck. The ctenidium, the respiratory gill-comb, is very broad. They have a ciliary feeding habit. The kidney has a large extension towards the mantle.

Genera

Genera in the family Bithyniidae include:

  • Alocinna Annandale & Prashad, 1919
  • Bithynia Leach, 1818 - type genus
  • Subgenus Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • Subgenus Codiella Locard, 1894
  • Celekenia Andrusov, 1902
  • Boreoelona Starobogatov & Streletzkaja, 1967
  • Congodoma Mandahl-Barth, 1968
  • Daciella Wenz, 1942
  • Digoniostoma Annandale, 1920
  • Emmericiopsis Thiele, 1928
  • Euchilus Sandberger, 1870
  • Ferebithynia Kókay, 2006
  • Funduella Mandahl-Barth, 1968
  • Gabbiella Mandahl-Barth, 1968
  • Hydrobioides Nevill, 1884
  • Incertihydrobia Verdcourt, 1958
  • Jubaia Mandahl-Barth, 1968
  • Limnitesta Mandahl-Barth, 1974
  • Myosorella Annandale, 1919
  • Neosataria Kulkarni & Khot, 2015
  • Neumayria de Stefani, 1877
  • Parabithynia Pilsbry, 1928
  • Parafossarulus Annandale, 1924
  • Pseudobithynia Glöer & Pešić, 2006
  • Pseudovivipara Annandale, 1918
  • Sierraia Conolly, 1929
  • Tylopoma Brusina, 1882
  • Wattebledia Crosse, 1886
  • Genera brought into synonymy
  • Bithinia Leach, 1818: synonym of Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • Bulimus Scopoli, 1777: synonym of Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • Bythinia Stein, 1850: synonym of Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • Digyrcidum Locard, 1882: synonym of Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • Gabbia Tryon, 1865: synonym of Bithynia (Gabbia) Tryon, 1865 represented as Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • Paraelona Beriozkina & Starobogatov, 1994: synonym of Bithynia Leach, 1818
  • References

    Bithyniidae Wikipedia


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