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Bithynia tentaculata (mud bithynia)

Synonyms: Amnicola meridionalis; Bithynia majewsky; Bithynia meridionalis; Bithynia tentaculata subsp. tellinii; Bithynia tentaculata subsp. tentaculata; Bulimus tentaculatus; Bythinia gravida; Bythinia tentaculata; Helix tentaculata

Wikipedia Abstract

Bithynia tentaculata, common names the mud bithynia or common bithynia, or faucet snail is a relatively small species of freshwater snail with gills and an operculum, an aquatic prosobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Bithyniidae.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
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    
Upper Danube Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Leipziger Auensystem 6981 Germany  


Aythya fuligula (Tufted Duck)[1]
Rutilus rutilus (Roach)[2]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[1]
Thymallus thymallus (Grayling)[1]
Turdoides malcolmi (Large Grey Babbler)[3]


Parasitized by 
Aspidogaster conchicola[4]
Catatropis verrucosa <Unverified Name>[4]
Cercaria chungathi <Unverified Name>[4]
Cercaria helvetica <Unverified Name>[4]
Cercaria indicae <Unverified Name>[4]
Cercaria micrura <Unverified Name>[4]
Cercariaeum paludinae <Unverified Name>[4]
Cyathocotyle opaca <Unverified Name>[4]
Echinochasmus beleocephalus <Unverified Name>[4]
Episthmium bursicola <Unverified Name>[4]
Gastrothylax crumenifer <Unverified Name>[4]
Holostephanus cobitidis <Unverified Name>[4]
Holostephanus volgensis <Unverified Name>[4]
Hypoderaeum conoideum[4]
Leyogonimus polyoon <Unverified Name>[4]
Metorchis albidus[4]
Metorchis intermedius <Unverified Name>[4]
Notocotylus attenuatus[4]
Notocotylus ephemera[4]
Notocotylus imbricatus <Unverified Name>[4]
Opisthorchis felineus[4]
Orthocoelium scoliocoelium <Unverified Name>[4]
Pleurogenes claviger <Unverified Name>[4]
Pleurogenoides medians <Unverified Name>[4]
Prosotocus fuelleborni <Unverified Name>[4]
Sphaeridiotrema pseudoglobulus <Unverified Name>[4]
Sphaerostomum bramae <Unverified Name>[4]


North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
2Lappalainen, A., M. Rask, H. Koponen & S. Vesala, 2001. Relative abundance, diet and growth of perch (Perca fluviatilis) and roach (Rutilus rutilus) at Tvärminne, northern Baltic Sea, in 1975 and 1997: responses to eutrophication? Boreal Env. Res. 6: 107–118
3Feeding ecology of the large grey babbler Turdoides malcolmi, H S TOOR and MANJIT S SAINI, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Anim. Sci.), Vol. 95, No. 4, July 1986, pp. 429-436
4Gibson, 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
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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