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Galba truncatula (Freshwater Snail) - Wiki
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Galba truncatula (Freshwater Snail) - Wiki


Galba truncatula
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[Photo] Photo of Galba truncatula. Scale in mm. Locality: Schleswig-Holstein, Unterlauf Kronsbek. Date: 03-March-1952.
Source http://www.animalbase.uni-goettingen.de/zooweb/servlet/AnimalBase/home/picture?id=2642 Date Photo taken in August 2006. Author Francisco Welter Schultes (http://www.animalbase.uni-goettingen.de/zooweb/servlet/AnimalBase/home/collaborator?id=7)

Galba truncatula is species of freshwater gastropod from family Lymnaeaidae. Until recently, it was commonly termed Lymnaea truncatula.

Description
Height of shell: 5-10 mm. Width of shell: 2,5-6 mm.

Distribution and biotope
Not listed in IUCN red list - not evaluated (NE)
The Czech Republic - least concern (LC)
Germany - distributed in whole Germany but it is in 3 states in red list (Rote Liste BRD).
Netherlands
Slovakia
Ukraine
...

Biotope: freshwater water bodies.

Ecology

parasites
Galba truncatula is intermediate host for miracidium of Fasciola hepatica.
Fascioloides magna
Haplometra cylindracea
Mullerius capillaris

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galba_truncatula
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