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Idiopyrgus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Pomatiopsidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Rissooidea
Subfamily  Pomatiopsinae
Similar  Pomatiopsidae, Hydrobiidae, Physa, Biomphalaria, Pomacea

Idiopyrgus is a genus of freshwater snails with gills and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Pomatiopsidae.

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Distribution

The distribution of the genus Idiopyrgus includes Brazil.

Species

Species within the genus Idiopyrgus include:

  • Idiopyrgus pilbryi F. Baker, 1913
  • Idiopyrgus souleyetianus Pilsbry, 1911 - type species
  • Idiopyrgus walkeri Pilsbry, 1924
  • Malek (1983) noted that Idiopyrgus pilbryi and Idiopyrgus walkeri were described from shells only, but should stay valid until the anatomy of the soft parts is also elucidated.

    References

    Idiopyrgus Wikipedia


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