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Coxiella is a genus of aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Pomatiopsidae. These snails that live in saline lakes, and have gills and an operculum.
Coxiella (gastropod) Wikipedia
The distribution of genus Coxiella includes Tasmania and Australia: southern Australia, central Australia and northern Queensland.
Davis (1979) recognized 10 species (9 in Australia) and one subrecent species Coxiella badgerensis in Tasmania.
Species within the genus Coxiella include:
subgenus Coxiella† Coxiella badgerensis (Johnston, 1879) - subrecent
Coxiella exposita Iredale, 1943
Coxiella glabra MacPherson, 1957
Coxiella glauertii MacPherson, 1954
Coxiella minima MacPherson, 1954
Coxiella molesta Iredale, 1943
Coxiella pyrrhostoma (Cox, 1868)
Coxiella striata (Reeve, 1842)
Coxiella striatula (Menke, 1843) - type species
subgenus Coxielladda Iredale & Whitley, 1938Coxiella gilesi (Angas, 1877)
This genus consists of halophilic species which occur in temporal and permanent saline lakes.
Coxiella snails are iteroparous. When the saline lake dries out, adults of Coxiella are able to survive.