Species details : Fossaria cubensis Pfeiffer, 1839

Accepted scientific name:
Fossaria cubensis Pfeiffer, 1839 (accepted name)
Synonyms: -
Common names: -
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Mollusca CoL
Class Gastropoda CoL
Order Hygrophila CoL
Superfamily Lymnaeoidea CoL
Family Lymnaeidae CoL
Genus Fossaria CoL
Distribution: Florida, Antilles, Venezuela, Cuba. Muddy soils, aquatic vegetation and dry leaves, grazing lands. Amphibous. Can tolerate high levels of water pollution. Vector of Liver fluke.
Lifezones: Freshwater
Additional data: Van der Schalie (1948) treats this in Lymnaea. £García (2003) treats this in Lymnaea. £ Pointier et al (2005) treat as a Fossaria.
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Mollusca FW Review, 01-Jan-2005
Source database: MolluscaFW, 2011   90%
Bibliographic citation: Seddon M. & Rowson B. (2018). MolluscaFW: World Checklist of Freshwater Mollusca (version 2011). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource:
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:173c0cd3-ac8f-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20150401