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Family Physidae

    Genus Aplexa -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Laurentiphysa -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Physa -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Physella -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Archiphysa -- North America.
    Genus Stenophysa -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Family Physidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Physidae, "5 Genera, 47 species" [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Physidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; 80 species worldwide, 31 Nearctic species] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Physidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Physidae, (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.
  • 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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