Ancylus fluviatilis


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Noun1.Ancylus fluviatilis - minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plantsAncylus fluviatilis - minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
Ancylus, genus Ancylus - type genus of the family Ancylidae: river limpet
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DNA was extracted from six individuals of three freshwater invertebrate species using a modified salt-extraction protocol (Sunnucks and Hales, 1996): one specimen of Ancylus fluviatilis O.
molluscs Ancylus fluviatilis and dipterans Dicranota bimaculata species were absent from the sites in and below dams.
Species belonging to class 3 inhabit pristine conditions, species belonging to class 2 remain indifferent or gain biomass under moderate eutrophication, and species belonging to class 1 may be dominant over other species in heavily eutrophicated conditions Taxon Sensitivity Alderia modesta 3 Ancylus fluviatilis 3 Argulus spp.
concentricus within Basural Beach with that of populations from other Ancylidae genera elsewhere such as Ancylus fluviatilis Muller, 1774 from Europe, as reported by Geldiay (1956), Durrant (1980), and McMahon (2004) revealed that despite the differences in the latitudes of their habitats, the size frequencies of these species are determined by the ambient water temperature, and their growth rate is the same as one generation per year.