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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria Preston, 1910 
AphiaID: 718742

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPulmonata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHygrophila (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanorboidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanorbidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanorbinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria smithi Preston, 1910 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanorbinae Rafinesque, 1815
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanorbina Haldeman, 1842 (by direction under the plenary powers, not available for use in preference to Biomphalaria Preston, 1910, by any zoologist who considers the type-species of these two nominal genera to be congeneric)
Sources  original description Preston, H.B. (1910). LX.— Additions to the non-Marine molluscan fauna of British and German East Africa and Lake Abert Edward. Journal of Natural History Series 8. 6(35): 526-536., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/61726#page/540/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria arabica (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria costata (Biese, 1951)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria crequii (Courty, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria glabrata (Say, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria havanensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria kuhniana (Clessin, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria prona (Martens, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria schrammi (Crosse, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria smithi Preston, 1910

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria cristiani Fuentealba & Figueroa, 2012 (temporary name)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria grangei (Courty, 1907) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiomphalaria crequii (Courty, 1907)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:718742
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Date   action   by
2013-02-06 18:50:39Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
2014-10-17 15:52:18Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2015-05-29 17:24:32Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2015). Biomphalaria. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=718742 on 2015-09-01
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