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Bathyomphalus contortus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonym
  • Helix contorta Linnaeus, 1758
Vernacular Name
Twisted Ramshorn
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The distribution of this species is Palearctic:Eurasian Wide-temperate. It occurs in countries and islands including: Great Britain, Czech Republic - least concern (LC), Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine. This small snail lives in freshwater habitats especially small, impoverished water-bodies and drains and marshy or peaty pools.It is also found in floodplain marshes.It seldom occurs in larger water-bodies. Bathyomphalus contortus is tolerant of acidic conditions as is Radix balthica. In Ireland it is often the only species present in pools or drains in and around raised bogs.
Book reference
  • Гураль Р.І., Гураль-Сверлова Н.В. Каталог прісноводних молюсків України [Електронний ресурс]. – 2018. – 317с.
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Biota
Eukaryota
Animalia
Eumetazoa
Mollusca
Mollusca_unranked_taxon
Gastropoda
Basommatophora
Planorbidae