Pila ampullacea (Linnaeus, 1758),

Ng, Ting Hui, Dulipat, Jasrul, Foon, Junn Kitt, Lopes-Lima, Manuel, Alexandra Zieritz, & Liew, Thor-Seng, 2017, A preliminary checklist of the freshwater snails of Sabah (Malaysian Borneo) deposited in the BORNEENSIS collection, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, ZooKeys 673, pp. 105-123: 106

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Pila ampullacea (Linnaeus, 1758)


Pila ampullacea (Linnaeus, 1758)  Figure 2A


Helix ampullacea  Linnaeus, 1758; Ampullaria sumatrensis  Philippi, 1851; Ampullaria magnifica  Philippi, 1852; Ampullaria turbinis  Lea, 1856; Ampullaria ampullacea var. javensis  Nevill, 1885; Ampullaria turbinis var. subglobosa  Nevill, 1885; Ampullaria turbinis var subampullacea  Nevill, 1885; Ampullaria dalyi  Blanford, 1903; Pachylabra turbinis race lacustris  Annandale, 1920.

Material examined.

BOR/MOL3378, BOR/MOL3773, BOR/MOL3775, BOR/MOL8671, BOR/MOL8673, BOR/MOL8675, BOR/MOL8708.

Distribution and habitat.

Labuan, along the north-west coast of Sabah from Kota Belud, Kota Kinabalu, Penampang, to Papar, and in the interior town of Nabawan. Habitats include freshwater and mangrove swamps, ponds, and rivers.


This species was purchased on two separate occasions (BOR/MOL3773, BOR/MOL8708), ten years apart, from the same native market in Penampang.