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Galba  Schrank, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1132456

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Fossaria Westerlund, 1885
    Bakerilymnaea Weyrauch, 1964
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                               SuperfamilyLymnaeoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  FamilyLymnaeidae Rafinesque, 1815 – elegant pondsnails  
                                     GenusGalba Schrank, 1803  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Galba alberta F. C. Baker, 1919 – Alberta Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba bulimoides (Lea, 1841) – Prairie Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba cockerelli (Pilsbry and Ferriss, 1906)  
                                        Species Galba cubensis (Pfeiffer, 1839) – Carib Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba cyclostoma (Walker, 1808) – Bugle Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba dalli (F. C. Baker, 1907) – Dusky Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba exigua (Lea, 1841) – Graceful Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba galbana (Say, 1825) – Boreal Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba humilis (Say, 1822) – Marsh Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba modicella (Say, 1825) – Rock Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba obrussa (Say, 1825) – Golden Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba parva (Lea, 1841) – Pygmy Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba peninsulae (Walker, 1908)  
                                        Species Galba perplexa (F. C. Baker and J. Henderson, 1929)  
                                        Species Galba perpolita (Dall, 1905) – Glossy Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba rustica (Lea, 1841) – Rusty Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba sonomaensis (Hemphill in Pilsbry and Ferriss, 1906) – Sonoma Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba tazewelliana (Wolf, 1870) – Tazwell Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba techella Haldeman, 1867  
                                        Species Galba truncatula (Muller, 1774) – Attenuate Fossaria 
                                        Species Galba vancouverensis (F. C. Baker, 1939)  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Johnson, Paul D., Arthur E. Bogan, Kenneth M. Brown, Noel M. Burkhead, James R. Cordeiro, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Conservation Status of Freshwater Gastropods of Canada and the United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fisheries, vol. 38, no. 6   
  Page(s): 247-282   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0363-2415   
  Reference for: Galba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vinarski, Maxim V.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: One, two, or several? How many lymnaeid genera are there?   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ruthenica, vol. 23, no. 1   
  Page(s): 41-58   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0136-0027   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Galba   

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