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Lymnaea stagnalis (swamp lymnaea)

Synonyms: Helix stagnalis; Limnaea stagnalis; Limnaea stagnalis var. baltica; Limnaea tenella; Lymnaea stagnalis lymnaea; Lymnaea stagnalis subsp. stagnalis

Wikipedia Abstract

Lymnaea stagnalis, better known as the great pond snail, is a species of large air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lymnaeidae.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cantabric Coast - Languedoc France, Spain Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Skärjån 289 Sweden  


Prey / Diet

Hydrilla verticillata (waterthyme)[1]
Lemna minor (common duckweed)[1]
Peltandra virginica (green arrow arum)[1]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[1]
Potamogeton lucens (long-leaf pondweed)[1]
Saururus cernuus (lizard's tail)[1]
Typha latifolia (Reedmace)[1]
Utricularia macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Adicella reducta1
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)4
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)1
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)3
Apis mellifera (honey bee)4
Bombus fervidus (Golden northern bumble bee)4
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)4
Castor canadensis (american beaver)2
Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark)1
Chilacis typhae1
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)3
Fulica americana (American Coot)1
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)1
Limnephilus flavicornis1
Limnephilus marmoratus1
Limnephilus rhombicus (Northern caddisfly)1
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)3
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)3
Trichechus manatus (West Indian Manatee)1


Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)[1]
Ameiurus natalis (Yellow bullhead)[1]
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)[1]
Anax junius (green darner)[1]
Anguilla rostrata (American eel)[1]
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)[1]
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)[1]
Gambusia holbrooki (Bore-drain fish)[1]
Hypentelium nigricans (Northern hog sucker)[1]
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)[1]
Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed Gull)[1]
Macrobdella decora (Freshwater leech)[1]
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)[1]
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)[1]
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)[1]
Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)[1]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[1]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[2]


Hydrilla verticillata (waterthyme)[1]
Lemna minor (common duckweed)[1]
Peltandra virginica (green arrow arum)[1]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[1]
Potamogeton lucens (long-leaf pondweed)[1]
Saururus cernuus (lizard's tail)[1]
Typha latifolia (Reedmace)[1]
Utricularia macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[1]


Parasitized by 
Apatemon gracilis[3]
Apatemon minor <Unverified Name>[3]
Australapatemon minor <Unverified Name>[3]
Bilharziella polonica[3]
Cathaemasia hians[3]
Cercaria chiselhurstensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria cristata <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria echinata <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria echinoparyphii <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria gunnisoni <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria helvetica <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria longiremis <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria ocellata <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria oviglandulata <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria pseudogracilis <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria spinulosa <Unverified Name>[3]
Cercaria tenuispina <Unverified Name>[3]
Cotylurus cercaria <Unverified Name>[3]
Cotylurus erraticus[3]
Cotylurus flabelliformis[3]
Cotylurus tardus <Unverified Name>[3]
Cyclocoelum microstomum <Unverified Name>[3]
Dicranotaenia coronula[3]
Diplostomum cercaria <Unverified Name>[3]
Diplostomum chromatophorum[3]
Diplostomum helveticum[3]
Diplostomum pseudospathaceum[3]
Diplostomum spathaceum[3]
Diplostomum volvens[3]
Echinochasmus perfoliatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinocotyle rosseteri[3]
Echinoparyphium aconiatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinoparyphium recurvatum[3]
Echinostoma bolschewense <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinostoma echinatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinostoma grandis <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinostoma miyagawai <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinostoma paraulum[3]
Echinostoma revolutum[3]
Elaphostrongylus cervi[3]
Euparyphium melis <Unverified Name>[3]
Fasciola gigantica[3]
Fasciola hepatica (common liver fluke)[3]
Gastrodiscoides hominis <Unverified Name>[3]
Hypoderaeum conoideum[3]
Hypoderaeum gnedini <Unverified Name>[3]
Ichthyocotylurus platycephalus[3]
Isthmiophora melis[3]
Leptophallus nigrovenosus <Unverified Name>[3]
Microsomacanthus baeri <Unverified Name>[3]
Microsomacanthus compressa <Unverified Name>[3]
Microsomacanthus paracompressa <Unverified Name>[3]
Microsomacanthus paramicrosoma <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoglyphe sobolevi <Unverified Name>[3]
Notocotylus attenuatus[3]
Notocotylus cercaria <Unverified Name>[3]
Notocotylus ephemera <Unverified Name>[3]
Notocotylus imbricatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Notocotylus seineti[3]
Notocotylus stagnicolae[3]
Opisthioglyphe ranae <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagiorchis arvicolae <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagiorchis elegans[3]
Plagiorchis laricola[3]
Plagiorchis maculosus <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagiorchis peterborensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagiorchis vespertilionis[3]
Pseudechinoparyphium echinatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Sanguinicola cercaria <Unverified Name>[3]
Sanguinicola intermedia <Unverified Name>[3]
Schistosomatium douthitti[3]
Strigea tarda <Unverified Name>[3]
Trichobilharzia ocellata[3]
Trichobilharzia szidati <Unverified Name>[3]
Tschertkovilepis setigera <Unverified Name>[3]


North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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