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Gila tryonia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Rissooidea
Genus  Tryonia
Higher classification  Tryonia
Phylum  Mollusca
Family  Hydrobiidae
Scientific name  Tryonia gilae
Rank  Species
Similar  Tryonia, Molluscs, Pyrgulopsis

The Gila tryonia (Tryonia gilae) is a species of freshwater snail in the family Hydrobiidae, the mud snails. It is endemic to Arizona in the United States, where it is known only from Graham County.

This snail has a conical, elongated shell reaching about 3.4 millimeters in length and 3.3 in height. The shell is transparent. The animal has fleshy lips on its snout.

This snail is occurs at just a few spots in springs in the Upper Gila River system near Bylas, Arizona.

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Gila tryonia Wikipedia


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