: a genus of common freshwater snails (family Lymnaeidae) including intermediate hosts of the sheep liver fluke and of various trematodes of waterfowls that cause schistosome dermatitis in man

Word History


New Latin, from Latin stagnum standing body of water, pond, pool + -i- + New Latin -cola

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“Stagnicola.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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