List of Non-marine Molluscs of Brazil

List Of Non-marine Molluscs Of Brazil

The non-marine molluscs of Brazil are a part of the molluscan fauna of Brazil.

There are at least 1074 native nominal species of non-marine molluscs living in Brazil.

There are at least 956 nominal species of gastropods, which breaks down to about 250 species of freshwater gastropods, and about 700 species of land gastropods (590 species of snails and approximately 110(?) species of slugs), plus at least 117 species of bivalves living in the wild.

There are at least 373 species of freshwater molluscs in Brazil.

The number of native species is at least 1074 and the number of non-indigenous molluscs in Brazil is, at minimum, 32 species. The most serious invasive alien species in ParanĂ¡ State are the land snail Achatina fulica and the freshwater snail Melanoides tuberculata.

Summary table of number of species
Brazil
freshwater gastropods about 250
land gastropods about 700 (590 species of snails and 110(?) species of slugs)
gastropods altogether over 950
bivalves at least 117
molluscs altogether 1107
non-indigenous gastropods in the wild ? freshwater and ? land
non-indigenous synantrop gastropods ?
non-indigenous bivalves in the wild ?
non-indigenous synantrop bivalves ?
non-indigenous molluscs altogether 32

There were recorded 201 species and subspecies non-marine molluscs from Rio Grande do Sul: 156 gastropods (83 land snails + 18 slugs + 55 freshwater snails) and 45 bivalves.

There were recorded 158 species and subspecies non-marine molluscs from Santa Catarina: 135 gastropods (103 land gastropods + 32 freshwater snails) and 23 bivalves.

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