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Wicker ancylid

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The wicker ancylid (Rhodacmea filosa) is a species of small, air-breathing, freshwater snail or limpet, a pulmonate gastropod in the family Planorbidae. [1]

34 relations: Alabama, Animal, Aperture (mollusc), Apex (mollusc), Black Warrior River, Blount Springs, Alabama, Cahaba River, Coosa River, Endemism, Euthyneura, Extinction, Family (biology), Freshwater snail, Gastropod shell, Gastropoda, Heterobranchia, Hygrophila (gastropod), International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN Red List, John B. Burch, Limpet, Mobile River, Mollusca, Panpulmonata, Planorbidae, Planorboidea, PLOS One, Pulmonata, Rhodacmea, Timothy Abbott Conrad, Type (biology), Type species, United States, Water pollution.


Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Aperture (mollusc)

The aperture is an opening in certain kinds of mollusc shells: it is the main opening of the shell, where the head-foot part of the body of the animal emerges for locomotion, feeding, etc.

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Apex (mollusc)

In anatomy, an apex (adjectival form: apical) is part of the shell of a mollusk.

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Black Warrior River

The Black Warrior River is a waterway in west-central Alabama in the southeastern United States.

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Blount Springs, Alabama

Blount Springs is an unincorporated community in Blount County, Alabama United States.

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Cahaba River

The Cahaba River is the longest substantially free-flowing river in Alabama and is among the most scenic and biologically diverse rivers in the United States.

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Coosa River

The Coosa River is a tributary of the Alabama River in the U.S. states of Alabama and Georgia.

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Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Euthyneura is a taxonomic clade of snails and slugs, which includes species from freshwater, marine, aquatic and terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the clade Heterobranchia.

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In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Freshwater snail

Freshwater snails are gastropod mollusks which live in freshwater.

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Gastropod shell

The gastropod shell is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc.

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The gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic class of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda.

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Heterobranchia, the heterobranchs (meaning "different-gilled snails"), is a taxonomic clade of snails and slugs, which includes marine, aquatic and terrestrial gastropod mollusks.

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Hygrophila (gastropod)

Hygrophila is a taxonomic clade of air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks within the clade Panpulmonata.

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; officially International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

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IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List), founded in 1964, has evolved to become the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species.

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John B. Burch

John Bayard Burch (born 1929Eugene V. Coan, Alan R. Kabat & Richard E. Petit, (15 February) 2009. 830 pp. + 32 pp.. American Malacological Society.) is an American zoologist, a biology professor at the University of Michigan, and the Curator of Mollusks at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

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Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot.

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Mobile River

The Mobile River is located in southern Alabama in the United States.

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Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.

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Panpulmonata is a taxonomic clade of snails and slugs in the clade Heterobranchia within the clade Euthyneura.

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Planorbidae, common name the ramshorn snails or ram's horn snails, is a family of air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks.

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Planorboidea is a superfamily of air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks.

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PLOS One (stylized PLOS ONE, and formerly PLoS ONE) is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) since 2006.

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Pulmonata, or "pulmonates", is an informal group (previously an order, and before that a subclass) of snails and slugs characterized by the ability to breathe air, by virtue of having a pallial lung instead of a gill, or gills.

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Rhodacmea is a genus of small freshwater snails or limpets, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails and their allies.

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Timothy Abbott Conrad

Timothy Abbott Conrad (June 21, 1803 in Trenton, New Jersey – August 9, 1877 in Trenton) was an American geologist and malacologist.

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Type (biology)

In biology, a type is a particular specimen (or in some cases a group of specimens) of an organism to which the scientific name of that organism is formally attached.

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Type species

In zoological nomenclature, a type species (species typica) is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently taxonomically associated, i.e., the species that contains the biological type specimen(s).

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Water pollution

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, usually as a result of human activities.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wicker_ancylid

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