Viviparus

Here are pictures of Viviparus ater from northern Italy. We found the species in a quite nasty stinking, muddy roadside ditch close to the village Noale in the coastal plains. It is a very hardy species and maybe the best suited Viviparus for aquarium purpose. I keep a group of the stock in an aquarium with a winter temperature of about 8-12 degree, and the snails are active during most of the winter.

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Theodoxus

Snails of the genus Theodoxus belong to the order Archaeogastropoda and to the family Neritidae:

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Various freshwater snails

Here is an unsorted collection of pictures of different snails. I plan to organise this page once I have plenty of time ;o).

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Unidentified snails

Since I am no specialist in snail identification, many snails I cannot identify. Some of these are pictured here. If you feel able to give me some name for them, please let me know.

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