Pleuroceridae


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Pleuroceridae

[‚plu̇r·ə′ser·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of fresh-water snails in the order Pectinibranchia.
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In Brazil, the most common gastropods belong to the families Planorbidae, Ampullariidae, Hydrobiidae, Thiaridae and Pleuroceridae (Drugg-Hahn et al.
A large number of Bithyniidae (Reesidella montanaensis) and possible Pleuroceridae (Circamelania ortmanni) are reported, representing almost 97% of the specimens identified.
Prey families identified in the analysis were: Ceratopogonidae, Chironomidae, Ephemeridae, Siphlonuridae, Gomphidae and Belostomatidae (Insecta); Cymothoidae and Palaemonidae (Malacostraca); Pisidiidae (Bivalvia); Pleuroceridae (Gastropoda) and Sciaenidae (Osteichthyes).
Pleuroceridae is a highly endangered family of freshwater gastropods with >50% of the species endangered or extinct (Brown et al.
camurum to eat the aquatic snail Elimia livescens (Menke) of the Family Pleuroceridae.