Tricula is a genus of freshwater snail
Freshwater snail
A freshwater snail is one kind of freshwater mollusc, the other kind being freshwater clams and mussels, i.e. freshwater bivalves. Specifically a freshwater snail is a gastropod that lives in a watery non-marine habitat. The majority of freshwater gastropods have a shell, with very few exceptions....

s, gastropods in the Pomatiopsidae
Pomatiopsidae is a family of small mainly freshwater snails with gills and an operculum, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Rissooidea ....


Tricula is the type genus
Type genus
In biological classification, a type genus is a representative genus, as with regard to a biological family. The term and concept is used much more often and much more formally in zoology than it is in botany, and the definition is dependent on the nomenclatural Code that applies:* In zoological...

 of the tribe Triculuni.


Species in the genus Tricula include:
  • Tricula bambooensis
  • Tricula bollingi
    Tricula bollingi
    Tricula bollingi is a species of freshwater snail, a gastropod in the Pomatiopsidae family....

    Davis, 1968
  • Tricula chiui -
  • Tricula fujianensis (Liu, et al., 1983)
  • Tricula godawariensis Nesemann & Sharma, 2007
  • Tricula gravelyi B. Prashad, 1921
  • Tricula gregoriana Annandale, 1924
  • Tricula hongshanensis Tang et al., 1986
  • Tricula horae T. N. Annandale & Rao, 1925
  • Tricula hortensis
    Tricula hortensis
    Tricula hortensis is a species of freshwater snail, a gastropod in the Pomatiopsidae family.- Distribution :This species of freshwater snail occurs in China.- Genetics :...

    Attwood & Brown, 2003
  • Tricula hsiangi Kang, 1984
  • Tricula humida
  • Tricula ludongbini
  • Tricula mahadevensis Nesemann & Sharma, 2007
  • Tricula martini Rao, 1928
  • Tricula montana
    Tricula montana
    Tricula montana is a species of freshwater snail, gastropod in the Pomatiopsidae family.Tricula montana is the type species of the genus Tricula.- Distribution :Distribution of Tricula montana includes Assam, Uttaranchal in India and Nepal....

    Benson, 1843 - type species
  • Tricula pingi Kang, 1984
  • Tricula taylori Rao, 1928
  • Tricula wumingensis Hu et al., 1994
  • Tricula xiaolongmenensis

External links

  • Davis G. M., Guo Y. H., Hoagland K. E., Chen P. L., Zheng L. C., Yang H. M., Chen D. J. & Zhou Y. F. (1986). "Anatomy and Systematics of Triculini (Prosobranchia: Pomatiopsidae: Triculinae), Freshwater Snails from Yunnan, China, with Descriptions of New Species". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 138(2): 466-575. JSTOR.
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