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Snails and molluscs

If you have snails for sale/trade that I don't have listed in this page, please email me (satuj at yahoo dot com). I am always interested in getting new species.

[ Apple Snails - Ampullariidae ]

Zebra Apple Snail - Asolene spixi

Giant Ramshorn Snail - Marisa cornuarietis

(Channeled) Apple Snail - Pomacea diffusa

[ Neritidae ]

Porcupine Snail - Clithon sp. (diadema) souleyetana

Clithon sp.

Zebra Nerite - Neritina natalensis

Abalone Snail - Septaria porcellana

River Nerite - Theodoxus fluviatilis

Olive Nerite - Vittina usnea

[ Basommatophora ]

Freshwater Limpet - Acroloxus lacustris

Ramshorn Snail - Gyraulus sp.

Common Pond Snail - Lymnaea peregra

Bladder Snail - Physa fontinalis

Great Ramshorn Snail - Planorbarius corneus

Ramshorn Snail - Planorbella sp.

[ Other snails and molluscs ]

Anodonta sp.

Malaysian Trumpet Snail - Melanoides tuberculata

"Mini Mystery Snail"

Pachymelania byronensis

Tarebia sp.?

River Snail - Viviparus viviparus

[ Apple snails - Ampullariidae ]

Asolene spixi

Zebra Apple Snail - Asolene spixi
Family: Ampullariidae - Apple Snails
Origin: Brazil
2 - 3 cm

Zebra Apple Snail is an amazingly beautiful and petite apple snail species. Babies seem to eat also live plants, but adults will behave better. But it is a good idea to offer lots of greens for them to eat, just in case ("Oops, I missed. I was going to eat that yummy patch of algae, but I missed and ate your Downoi. Sorry, owner dear. *hihi*).

Spixis lay their eggs underwater, the same way as Giant Ramshorns (Marisa cornuarietis) do. Spixi clutches are more peach coloured than Marisa clutches. They can also reproduce together, so it's not a good idea to mix these two species.

It is really nice that Spixis don't normally climb out of the water, unlike Pomacea species. Well, I suppose they don't have anything to do out of water since they lay their eggs underwater. They breathe the same way apple snails do, their siphon is about the same size as Marisas, maybe even a bit shorter.

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Marisa cornuarietis

Giant Ramshorn Snail - Marisa cornuarietis
Family: Ampullariidae - Apple Snails
Origin: South America
4 - 5 cm

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Pomacea diffusa

(Channeled) Apple Snail - Pomacea diffusa
Family: Ampullariidae - Apple Snail
Origin: South America and southern part of North America
n. 4 - 6 cm

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[ Neritidae ]

Clithon sp. (diadema) souleyetana

Clithon sp. (diadema) souleyetana
Family: Neritidae
1 - 2 cm

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Clithon sp.

Clithon sp.
Family: Neritidae
1 - 2 cm

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Neritina natalensis

Zebra Nerite - Neritina natalensis
Family: Neritidae
Origin: South Africa
n. 2 - 3 cm

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Septaria porcellana

Abalone Snail - Septaria porcellana
Family: Neritidae
Origin: Indonesia
n. 1,5 - 2,5 cm

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Theodoxus fluviatilis

River Nerite - Theodoxus fluviatilis
Family: Neritidae
Origin: Europe, North America
n. 1 cm

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Vittina usnea

Olive Nerite - Vittina usnea (Röding 1798) (Neritina reclivata, Say, 1822)
Family: Neritidae
Origin: Florida, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico
2 - 2,5 cm

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[ Basommatophora ]

Acroloxus lacustris

Freshwater Limpet - Acroloxus lacustris
Family: Acroloxidae
Origin: Europe, North America
0,3 - 0,5 mm

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Gyraulus sp.

Ramshorn Snail - Gyraulus sp.
Family: Planorbidae
Origin: Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia
0,2 - 0,5 cm

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Lymnaea peregra

Common Pond Snail - Lymnaea peregra
Family: Lymnaeidae
Origin: Northern Hemisphere
0,5 - 2,5 cm

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Physa fontinalis

Bladder Snail - Physa fontinalis
Family: Physidae
Origin: Widspread
n. 1 cm

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Planorbarius corneus

Great Ramshorn Snail - Planorbarius corneus
Family: Planorbidae
Origin: Northern Hemisphere
n. 3 cm

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Planorbella sp.

Ramshorn Snail - Planorbella sp.
Family: Planorbidae

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[ Other snails and molluscs ]

Anodonta sp.

Anodonta sp.
Family: Unionidae
n. 4 - 6 cm

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Mini Mystery Snail

"Mini Mystery Snail"
0,5 cm

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Melanoides tuberculata

Malaysian Trumpet Snail - Melanoides tuberculata
Family: Thiaridae - Swamp Ceriths
Origin: Asia, Africa, (America)
2 - 3 cm

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Pachymelania byronensis

Pachymelania byronensis
Family: Thiaridae - Swamp Ceriths
Origin: Western Africa
n. 5 cm

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Tarebia sp.

Tarebia sp.?

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Viviparus viviparus

River Snail - Viviparus viviparus
Family: Viviparidae
Origin: Europe, North America
n. 3 - 4 cm

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