Thiaridae Troschel, 1857
Common Name: Trumpet Snails
Key morphological features: The Thiaridae range from being short with plump whorls to having tall spires and thick shells. Ornamentation may include ribbing and bumps. They can tolerate brackish conditions and may be found in estuaries.
Paleoecology: Modern species live in freshwater environments.
FEEDING MODE: Herbivore