This list of non-marine molluscs of the Netherlands is a list of all molluscs other than the marine (salt water) species that live in the Netherlands. This list comprises land snails and slugs, freshwater snails and freshwater clams and mussels. There are 197 non-marine mollusc species living in natural habitats in the Netherlands.
As for introduced species, there are 23 introduced gastropod species (2 freshwater and 21 land species plus Candidula unifasciata as possibly non-indigenous one), and 4 bivalve species, living in natural habitats in the Netherlands. A total of 5 freshwater non-indigenous species live in natural habitats.
Summary table of number of species
|gastropod total||169 (freshwater and land)|
|mollusc total||197 (non-marine species only)|
|non-indigenous gastropods in natural habitats||2 freshwater and 21 land|
|non-indigenous gastropods in synanthropic habitats||0|
|non-indigenous bivalves in natural habitats||4|
|non-indigenous bivalves in synanthropic habitats||0|
|total of non-indigenous molluscs living in natural habitats||27|
There are 4 locally extinct species in the Netherlands: the marine gastropod Rissoa membranacea, land gastropod Spermodea lamellata, and freshwater bivalves Unio crassus and Pisidium tenuilineatum.
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