Viviparidae


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Viviparidae

[‚vī·və′par·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of fresh-water gastropod mollusks in the order Pectinibranchia.
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This also included Viviparus river snails (Viviparidae) which were reported in the Amur River basin (Nico et al., 2005).
Identity, distribution and impacts of introduced Ampullariidae and Viviparidae in the Hawaiian Islands.
In general, more than one thousand specimens of molluscs from the family Lymnaeidae (2 species), Valvatidae (1 species), Planorbidae (2 species), Viviparidae (1 species) and Succineidae (1 species) were investigated.
Among the families are Neritidae (Rafinesque 1815), Viviparidae (Gray 1847), Ampullariidae (Guilding 1828), Bithyniidae (Gray 1857), Pomatiopsidae (Stimpson 1865), Stenothyridae (Fischer 1887), Paludomidae (Gill 1871), Thiaridae (Troschel 1857), Lymnaeidae (Rafinesque 1815), Planorbidae (Rafinesque 1815), and Ancylidae (Rafinesque 1815).
While families that increase their abundances with increasing nitrate (axis 2) were Lymnaedae, Planorbidae, Viviparidae, Pilidae and Philopotamidae.
In the RR, the three most dominant taxa were Chironomidae (midge larvae, 24%), freshwater snails (Viviparidae and Hydrobiidae, 22% relative abundance), and Hyalella (freshwater Amphipod, 15%) (Fig.
The snails, Melanoides tuberculata (Gastropoda: Thiaridae) and Bellamya bengalensis (Lamarck) (Gastropoda: Viviparidae), were collected from the substratum of the pond using a dip net attached with a long handle and were maintained in the laboratory in plastic tubs containing dried sediments and dead terrestrial plant leaves.
Planorbidae, Physidae, Viviparidae, Lymnaeidae and Thiaridae.
These species belonged to 3 families: Planorbidae, Lymnaedae and Viviparidae. Only Gyraulus sp.
The birth of an endemic species flock: demographic history of the Bellamya group (Gastropoda, Viviparidae) in Lake Malawi.