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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 Date Photo taken in August 2006. Author Francisco Welter Schultes (

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

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).

Biotope: freshwater water bodies.


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