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Elimia showalteri

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Cerithioidea
Genus  Elimia
Higher classification  Elimia
Phylum  Mollusca
Family  Pleuroceridae
Scientific name  Elimia showalteri
Rank  Species
Elimia showalteri
Similar  Elimia, Pleuroceridae, Gastropods

Elimia showalteri, common name the compact elimia, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Pleuroceridae.

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Shell description

Elimia showalteri has a large, robust, smooth shell boldly colored brown and/or green shell.

Anatomy

Elimia showalteri is agill-breathing snail. It is genetically very similar to the lacy elimia Elimia crenatella.

Distribution

This snail lives in the United States.

Habitat

Compact elimia are found grazing individually throughout shoal habitats.

References

Elimia showalteri Wikipedia


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