RESEARCH PAPER
Freshwater snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Bulgaria: an updated annotated checklist
Dilian Georgiev 1  
,   Zdravko Hubenov 2  
 
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Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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National Museun of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Submission date: 2013-04-15
Final revision date: 2013-07-30
Acceptance date: 2013-08-14
Publication date: 2013-11-21
 
Folia Malacol. 2013;21(4):237–263
 
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The list of freshwater gastropods of Bulgaria, with data on their distribution, ecology and conservation status, was based on a critical overview of all available sources and unpublished materials. The total number of freshwater snail species hitherto recorded from Bulgaria is 120. Three species are regarded as extinct, two species were found only as subfossil remains. The most diverse families are Hydrobiidae (67 species), Planorbidae (15), and Lymnaeidae (11). The remaining families are represented by 1 to 4 species. Zoogeographical, ecological and conservation data are discussed.
 
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Folia Malacologica
 
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The first record of Pontobelgrandiella Radoman, 1978 from Greece (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea: Hydrobiidae) with the description of a new species
Hans Boeters, Peter Reischütz, Alexander Reischütz
Folia Malacologica
 
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A new species of Caspia Clessin et W. Dybowski, 1887 (Gastropoda: Truncatelloidea: Hydrobiidae) in the Danube of Bulgaria
Hans Boeters, Peter Glöer, Dilian Georgiev, Ivailo Dedov
Folia Malacologica
 
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The Paul Hesse Collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, with a review of names for Mollusca introduced by Hesse
Francisco Borrero, Gary Rosenberg
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
 
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