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Pleuroceridae

Synonyms: Anaplocamidae; Ceriphasiidae; Ellipstomatidae; Strepomatidae

Wikipedia Abstract

Pleuroceridae, common name pleurocerids, is a family of small to medium-sized freshwater snails, aquatic gilled gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Cerithioidea.These snails have an operculum and typically a robust high-spired shell. Reproduction is iteroparous, and juvenile snails emerge from eggs laid on a firm surface by a gonochoristic female. There is no veliger stage.
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Genus

Anculopsis (3)
Apella (1)
Cassiopella (2)
Circamelania (1)
Elimia (121)   (6)
Goniobasis (100)
Gyrotoma (13)
Io (3)   (1)
Leptoxis (28)   (1)
Lithasia (Armoured rock snail) (15)
Lithasiopsis (5)
Pleurocera (34)   (2)

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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0