Turkish Journal of Zoology
To date, based on the studies of foreign and Turkish malacologists, 28 basommatophoran snail species belonging to 16 genera from 5 families (Physidae, Lymnaeidae, Planorbidae, Ancylidae, and Acroloxidae) have been found in freshwaters of Turkey. In Turkey, the genera Acroloxus (1 species), Galba (1), Stagnicola (1), Radix (2), Lymnaea (1), Physa (1), Physella (1), Planorbarius (1), Ferrissia (1), Planorbis (2), Anisus (4), Bathyomphalus (1), Gyraulus (8), Hippeutis (1), Ancylus (1) and Bulinus (1) are recognized. Also, 16 species (including 8 recent) and 5 subspecies are known from Quaternary fossil deposits of Turkey.
Basommatophora, Pulmonata, freshwater, zoogeographic distribution, Turkey
YILDIRIM, M. ZEKİ; GÜMÜŞ, BURÇİN AŞKIM; KEBAPÇI, ÜMİT; and KOCA, SEVAL BAHADIR (2006) "The Basommatophoran Pulmonate Species (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Turkey," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 30: No. 4, Article 14. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol30/iss4/14