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Physella parkeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily:
Planorboidea
Family:
Physidae
Genus:
Physella
Species:
P. parkeri
Binomial name
Physella parkeri
(Currier, 1881)

Physella parkeri, the Broadshoulder Physa, is a species of small air-breathing freshwater snail.

It is an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Physidae.

Like others in the family, this species is sinistral or left-handed.

Distribution

The subspecies Physella parkeri latchfordi, also known as the "Gatineau tadpole snail", lives in Quebec, Canada. It was categorized as "Data Deficient" (DD) by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC).

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