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  Superfamily Truncatelloidea

Family Pomatiopsidae

    Genus Pomatiopsis -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Blanfordia
    Genus Cecina
    Genus Coxiella
    Genus Floridiscrobs
    Genus Fukuia
    Genus Hubendickia
    Genus Idiopyrgus
    Genus Kunmingia
    Genus Lacunopsis
    Genus Lithoglyphopsis
    Genus Oncomelania
    Genus Paraprososthenia
    Genus Pseudobythinella
    Genus Spiripockia
    Genus Tomichia
    Genus Tricula
    Genus Vietricula

Taxon Information

The Family Pomatiopsidae 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

  • Pomatiopsidae, "1 Genus, 6 species" [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Pomatiopsidae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Pomatiopsidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 170 species worldwide, 6 Nearctic species] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Pomatiopsidae, 3 species in coastal CA and 3 species in eastern and southern states (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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