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  Superfamily Lymnaeoidea

Family Lymnaeidae (+ Lancidae)

    Genus Acella -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Bulimnea -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Galba -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Pseudosuccinea -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Stagnicola -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Lymnaea -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Fisherola -- North America.
    Genus Lanx -- North America.
    Genus Radix -- North America.
    Genus Erinna
    Genus Adelinella
    Genus Austropeplea
    Genus Boskovicia
    Genus Bullastra
    Genus Catascopia
    Genus Corymbina
    Genus Kutikina
    Genus Myxas
    Genus Omphiscola
    Genus Pseudisidora
    Genus Valenciennius
    Genus Velutinopsis
    Genus Zagrabia

Taxon Information

The Family Lymnaeidae 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

  • Lymnaeidae, "9 Genera, 61 species" [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Lymnaeidae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Lymnaeidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; 100 species worldwide, 56 Nearctic species] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Lymnaeidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Lancidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Lymnaeidae, (Clench, 1959).
  • Lancidae, (Clench, 1959).


  • 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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