Felipponea neritiformis (Dall, 1919)

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felipponea
Female snail. Rio Uruguai, departamento de Paysand˙, Uruguai.
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felipponea
Male snail.
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felipponea
Male snail.
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Shell: Neritoid (the species name indicates this already) with distincive difference between male and female snails (see picture above).
The shell of this snail is quite heavy and thick.
Colour: olive green with faint brown bands.
Operculum: corneous
Body: Dark.

Eggs: Aquatic eggs in gelatineous clutches.


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Habitat:
Lives in streaming, oxigen rich water (hence to absense of a breathing siphon).
Distribution:
Rio Uruguai, departamento de Paysand˙, Uruguai

 

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