Pseudoislamia balcanica Radoman, 1979



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pseudoislamia balkanica Radoman, 1979 [orth. error]


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Greece (including Lake Trichonis)


Biology & Ecology










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Radea, Canella, Parmakelis, A.,  Papadogiannis, V., Charou, D. and  Triantis, K. A. (2013). The hydrobioid freshwater gastropods (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea) of Greece: new records, taxonomic reassessments us-ing DNA sequence data and an update of the IUCN Red List Categories. ZooKeys 350: 1-20.

Radoman, P. (1985). Hydrobioidea, a superfamily of Prosobranchia (Gastropda), II. Origin, zoogeography, evolution in the Balkans and Asia Minor. Monographs Institute of Zoology 1, Beograd.

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