Mercuria globulina (Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Amnicola globulina Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887; Pseudamnicola globulina (Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887)


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Letourneux, A. and Bourguignat, J.-R. (1887). Prodrome de la malacologie terrestre et fluviatile de la Tunisie. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale. 166 pp.


Other references:

Boeters, H. D. (1976). Hydrobiidae Tunesiens. Archiv für Molluskenkunde 107(1-3): 89-105.

Van Damme, D. and Ghamizi, M. (2010). Pseudamnicola globulina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T184742A8325175. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Glöer, P.; Boeters, H. D. & Walther, F. (2015). Species of the genus Mercuria Boeters, 1971 (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea: Hydrobiidae) from the European Mediterranean region, Morocco and Madeira, with descriptions of new species. Folia Malacologica. 23 (4): 279-291.

Glöer, P.; Bouzid, S. & Boeters, H. D. (2010). Revision of the genera Pseudamnicola Paulucci 1878 and Mercuria Boeters 1971 from Algeria with particular emphasis on museum collections (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Hydrobiidae). Archiv für Molluskenkunde. 139(1): 1-22.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Mercuria globulina (Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887). Accessed at: on 2022-07-04


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