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Planorbidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Planorbidae is a member of the Superfamily Planorboidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Planorbidae:

The Family Planorbidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Aenigmomphisicola

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Africanogyrus

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Afrogyrus

Africanogyrus is a genus of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails and their allies. [more]

Ameria

Amelia is a town and comune of the province of Terni, in the Umbria region of central Italy. It grew up around an ancient hill fort, known to the Romans as . [more]

Amerianna

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Ancylastrum

Ancylastrum is a genus of air-breathing freshwater limpets, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails and their allies. [more]

Ancylus

Ancylus is a genus of very small, freshwater, air-breathing limpets. They are aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the tribe Ancylini within the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails and their allies. [more]

Anisancylus

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Anisus

Anisus is a genus of small air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ramshorn snails and their allies. [more]

Armiger

In heraldry, an armiger is a person entitled to use a coat of arms. Such a person is said to be armigerous. [more]

Australorbis

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Bathyomphalus

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Bayardella

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Biomphalaria

Biomphalaria is a genus of air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails and their allies. [more]

Camptoceras

Camptoceras is a genus of in the Planorbidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Carinifex

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Ceratophallus

Ceratophallus is a genus of snails in the Planorbidae family. They are found in Africa and some Indian Ocean islands. The genus contains the following species: [more]

Choanomphalus

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Culmenella

Drepanotrema

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Glyptophysa

Glyptophysa is a genus of in the Planorbidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Gyraulus

Gyraulus is a genus of small, mostly air-breathing, freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails. [more]

Helicorbis

Helisoma

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Hippeutis

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Kolhymorbis

Leichhardtia

Leichhardtia is a genus of air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails. [more]

Lentorbis

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Menetus

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Micromenetus

Miratesta

Miratesta is a genus of in the Planorbidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Parapholyx

Pecosorbis

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Physastra

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Physopsis

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Planorbarius

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Planorbella

Planorbella is a genus of freshwater air-breathing snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails, or planorbids, which all have sinistral, or left-coiling, shells. [more]

Planorbis

Planorbis is a genus of freshwater air-breathing snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails, or planorbids. All species in this genus have sinistral or left-coiling shells. [more]

Planorbula

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Polypylis

Promenetus

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Segmentina

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Segmentorbis

Simulator

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia. [more]

Spiralina

Trochorbis

Tropicorbis

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Uncancylus

Vorticifex

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At least 10 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Vorticifex.

More info about the Genus Vorticifex may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 20:16:45