Kantor et al. (2009) report the species from Transcaucasia, except for in the extreme north and south of western Transcaucasia.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species has also been assessed at the regional level as:
EU27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC) at the level of the 27 member states of the European Union
European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC).
The shell size is 25-35 mm. high x 20-26 mm. width. Males are 2 mm smaller than females of the same age.The shell colour is dark greenish brown or greyish yellow with three reddish brown spiral bands It is striated but not with a hammer pattern.The shell apex is blunt (more pointed in other Viviparus species) and has 5.5-6 weakly convex whorls. The last whorl is relatively large compared to that of other Viviparus species. The umbilicus is narrow.
- 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Cited 24 September 2007.
- Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. 10th edition. - Vermes. Testacea: 700-781. Holmiae. (Salvius).
- Fauna EuropaeaViviparus viviparus
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