A note on the status of Galba occulta Jackiewicz, 1959 (Gastropoda: Hygrophila: Lymnaeidae)

Joanna R. Pieńkowska, e-mail: pienkowj@amu.edu.pl

Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznań, Poland

Andrzej Lesicki, e-mail: alesicki@amu.edu.pl

Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznań, Poland

The comparison of the gene nucleotide sequences (mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase c subunit I and ITS2 fragment of the nuclear rDNA) indicated significant differences within the lymnaeid species of the genus Ladislavella. For this reason, we postulate retaining of the name Ladislavella occulta (Jackiewicz, 1959) for the molecularly separated lineage of the species occurring in Poland.

Key words
COI; ITS2; Ladislavella; L. occulta; L. terebra; Stagnicola; Lymnaea; taxonomy; classification

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