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Apical view of a shell of Segmentina nitida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Planorboidea
Family: Planorbidae
Subfamily: Planorbinae
Tribe: Segmentinini
Genus: Segmentina
Fleming, 1818[1]

Segmentina is a genus of very small, air-breathing, freshwater snails, aquatic gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the family Planorbidae, the ramshorn snails.

Albrecht et al. (2007)[2] have confirmed the placement of this genus in the tribe Segmentinini within subfamily Planorbinae.[2]


Species in this genus include:


External links

  • at AnimalBase

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