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  Genus Amnicola

Species A. limosa (+ A. superiorensis)

Taxon Information

The Species A. limosa 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

  • Amnicola limosus, "AL, AR, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY; Canada: AB, MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK, LB, NF" (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Amnicola limosa, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Amnicola limosa, (Clench, 1959).
  • Amnicola (s.s.) limosa, "Apparently widely distributed in scattered localities over much of the State [Wisconsin], in all drainage areas" (Baker, 1928).
  • Amnicola (s.s.) limosa porata, "At present known from the drainages of the Rock, Fox, Wisconsin, and Chippewa rivers" (Baker, 1928).
  • Amnicola (s.s.) limosa parva, "Only a few scattered records are known. ... Lake Michigan Drainage ... Rock Drainage..." (Baker, 1928).
  • Amnicola (s.s.) limosa superiorensis, "Lake Michigan shores near Sturgeon Bay, Door Co. ...; near Mikwaukee, Milwaukee Co. ...; near line between Illinois and Wisconsin ...; Shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Bayfield Co." (Baker, 1928).


  • 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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.
  • Baker, F.C. 1928. The fresh water Mollusca of Wisconsin. Part I. Gastropoda. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey 70(1): i-xx, 1-507.

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