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  Superfamily Truncatelloidea

Family Hydrobiidae (+ Micromelaniidae, + Nymphophilinae, + Fontigentinae)

    Genus Birgella -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Cincinnatia -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Fontigens -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Hoyia -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Marstonia -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Probythinella -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Floridobia -- North America.
    Genus Fontelicella -- North America.
    Genus Hauffenia -- North America.
    Genus Horatia -- North America.
    Genus Hyalopyrgus -- North America.
    Genus Hydrobia -- North America.
    Genus Littoridinops -- North America.
    Genus Notogillia -- North America.
    Genus Orygocerus -- North America.
    Genus Phreatodrobia -- North America.
    Genus Potamopyrgus -- North America.
    Genus Pyrgulopsis -- North America.
    Genus Rhapinema -- North America.
    Genus Spilochlamys -- North America.
    Genus Stiobia -- North America.
    Genus Texapyrgus -- North America.
    Genus Alzoniella
    Genus Andrusovia
    Genus Antillobia
    Genus Badenia
    Genus Belgrandia
    Genus Bythiospeum
    Genus Caspia
    Genus Caspiohydrobia
    Genus Ecrobia
    Genus Euxinipyrgula
    Genus Hadziella
    Genus Mercuria
    Genus Peringia
    Genus Pseudamnicola
    Genus Pseudopaludinella
    Genus Pyrgula
    Genus Salenthydrobia
    Genus Turricaspia

Taxon Information

The Family Hydrobiidae 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

  • Hydrobiidae, "15 Genera, 185 species" [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Hydrobiidae: Hydrobiinae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Nymphophilinae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Fontigentinae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Hydrobiidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; 1250 species worldwide, 105 Nearctic species] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Hydrobiidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • 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.

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