Ecrobia grimmi (Clessin & Dybowski, 1888)

Gloeer, Peter & Pesic, Vladimir, 2012, The freshwater snails (Gastropoda) of Iran, with descriptions of two new genera and eight new species, ZooKeys 219, pp. 11-61: 19

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.219.3406

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scientific name

Ecrobia grimmi (Clessin & Dybowski, 1888)
status

 

Ecrobia grimmi (Clessin & Dybowski, 1888)   Figs 8a, c View

New records.

Hormozgan Province:IR14-11 [12 ad., 20 juv.].

Associated species.

Cerithidea cingulata   , Heleobia dalmatica   , Pseudamnicola   sp.

Remarks.

On the base of molecular results, Haase et al. (2010) concluded that Ecrobia grimmi   from the mixomesohaline Lake Sawa (Iraq) was possibly transported by migrating birds from the Caspian Sea. The identification of our material of Ecrobia grimmi   as well of Heleobia dalmatica   was confirmed by using molecular techniques (Martin Haase pers. communication). An analysis of the specimens from NHMW published by Starmühlner and Edlauer (1957) as Hydrobia acuta   shows that these specimens probably belong to Ecrobia grimmi   (see Fig. 8c View ).

Distribution.

Caspian Sea; Iraq, Iran.