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  Superfamily Ampullarioidea

Family Ampullariidae (+ Pilidae)

    Genus Marisa -- North America.
    Genus Pomacea -- North America.
    Genus Afropomus
    Genus Ampullaria
    Genus Asolene
    Genus Lanistes
    Genus Pila
    Genus Saulea

Taxon Information

The Family Ampullariidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Ampullaridae [sic], "1 Genus, 2 species" (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Ampullariidae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Ampullariidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; "105-170 described species" worldwide, 1 Nearctic species] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Ampullaridae [sic], [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Pilidae, (Clench, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Johnson, P.D., A.E. Bogan, K.M. Brown, N.M. Burkhead, J.R. Cordeiro, J.T. Garner, P.D. Hartfield, D.A.W. Lepitzki, G.L. Mackie, E. Pip, T.A. Tarpley, J.S. Tiemann, N.V. Whelan & E.E. Strong. 2013. Conservation Status of Freshwater Gastropods of Canada and the United States. Fisheries 38(6): 247-282.
  • Brown, K.M. & C. Lydeard. 2010. Mollusca: Gastropoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 277-307.
  • Strong, E.E., O. Gargominy, W.F. Ponder & P. Bouchet. 2008. Global diversity of gastropods (Gastropoda; Mollusca) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 149-166. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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