GASTROPODS
CLASS GASTROPODA
Freshwater Snails in Alabama

Order Architaenioglossa

Mystery Snails (Live-bearing Snails) - Family Viviparidae

Applesnails - Family Ampullariidae

Order Neotaenioglossa

Freshwater Periwinkles (Hornsnails, Riversnails, and Rocksnails) - Family Pleuroceridae

Pyrg Pebblesnails - Family Hydrobiidae

Seep Snails - Family Pomatiopsidae

Order Heterostropha

Gilled Flatsnails - Family Valvatidae

Order Basommatophora

Elegant Pondsnails - Family Lymnaeidae

Tadpole Pondsnails (Pouch Snails) - Family Physidae

Ramshorn Snails -Family Planorbidae

Freshwater Limpets - Family Ancylidae

Studies show 74% of aquatic snails are imperiled.