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Stagnicola elodes
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily:
Lymnaeoidea
Family:
Lymnaeidae
Subfamily:
Lymnaeinae
Genus:
Stagnicola
Species:
S. elodes
Binomial name
Stagnicola elodes
(Say, 1821)
Synonyms

Lymnaea elodes (Say, 1821)
Stagnicola reflexa (Say, 1821)

Stagnicola elodes is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lymnaeidae, the pond snails.

Taxonomy

There is a very similar species Stagnicola palustris in Europe, and both species could in fact be one and the same species.

Distribution

The distribution of Stagnicola elodes in North America includes the Great Lakes region and the United States.

Ecology

Parasites of Stagnicola elodes include:

  • Echinostoma revolutum
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