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Viviparus acerosus

Five shells of Viviparus acerosus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

informal group Architaenioglossa

Superfamily: Viviparoidea
Family: Viviparidae
Subfamily: Viviparinae
Genus: Viviparus
Species: V. acerosus
Binomial name
Viviparus acerosus
(Bourguignat, 1862)[2]

Viviparus acerosus is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Viviparidae, the river snails.


The distribution of this species is Danubian.[3]

It is found in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic (in Moravia only), Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia.

Its non-indigenous distribution includes the Netherlands since 2007.[4]


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