Assiminea

noun As·sim·i·nea \əˌsiməˈnēə\

Definition of Assiminea

  1. :  a genus (the type of the widely distributed family Assimineidae) of small conical operculate pulmonate snails (order Pectinibranchia) of brackish water including a species (A. lutea) sometimes serving as an intermediate host of the lung fluke

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