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Acochlidium fijiiensis is a species of freshwater gastropod, an aquatic gastropod mollusk within the family Acochlidiidae. Acochlidium fijiiensis has no shell.

Acochlidium fijiiensis
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Acochlidium fijiiensis
Scientific classification
A. fijiiensis
Binomial name
Acochlidium fijiiensis
Haynes & Kenchington, 1991[2]

Acochlidium fijiiense
Acochlidium fijiense[1]

This species lives in two rivers on Fiji.[3]


  1. ^ a b Schrödl M. & Neusser T. P. (2010). "Towards a phylogeny and evolution of Acochlidia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158: 124-154. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00544.x.
  2. ^ Haynes A. & Kenchington W. (1991). "Acochlidium fijiiensis sp. nov. (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia: Acochlidiacea) from Fiji". The Veliger 34(2): 166-171.
  3. ^ Rudman W. B. (23 March 2010). "Acochlidium fijiiensis Haynes & Kenchington, 1991". Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from accessed 23 may 2010.

Further readingEdit

  • Haase M. & Wawra E. (1996). "The genital system of Acochlidium fijiense (Opisthobranchia: Acochlidioidea) and its inferred function". Malacologia 38: 143-151.
  • Jörger, K. M.; Stöger, I.; Kano, Y.; Fukuda, H.; Knebelsberger, T.; Schrödl, M. (2010). "On the origin of Acochlidia and other enigmatic euthyneuran gastropods, with implications for the systematics of Heterobranchia". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10: 323. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-323. PMC 3087543. PMID 20973994.

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