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  Family Lymnaeidae

Genus Stagnicola (+ Hinkleyia, + Polyrhytis)

    Species S. caperata -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. catascopium -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. elodes -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. emarginata -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. exilis -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. walkeriana -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. woodruffi -- Wisconsin!
    Species S. apicina -- midwestern North America.
    Species S. contracta -- midwestern North America.
    Species S. palustris -- midwestern North America.
    Species S. petoskeyensis -- midwestern North America.
    Species S. arctica -- North America.
    Species S. bonnevillensis -- North America.
    Species S. elrodi -- North America.
    Species S. elrodiana -- North America.
    Species S. gabbi -- North America.
    Species S. hinkleyi -- North America.
    Species S. idahoensis -- North America.
    Species S. kennicotti -- North America.
    Species S. mighelsi -- North America.
    Species S. montanensis -- North America.
    Species S. neopalustris -- North America.
    Species S. oronoensis -- North America.
    Species S. pilsbryi -- North America.
    Species S. traski -- North America.
    Species S. utahensis -- North America.
    Species S. caperatus
    Species S. contractus
    Species S. corvus
    Species S. fuscus
    Species S. proxima
    Species S. reflexa

Taxon Information

The Genus Stagnicola 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

  • Stagnicola, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Stagnicola, "Widely distributed in ponds and marshes in northern states or in alpine regions of western states" (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Stagnicola, 2 or 3 species in northern states [North America]...over 20 species, predominately in northern states [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Stagnicola, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Lymnaea (Stagnicola), Widely distributed in the northern states and Canada" (Clench, 1959).
  • Lymnaea (Polyrhytis), "Only a single recent species in this subgenus is known, limited to the Bonneville Lake Basin of Utah" (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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.
  • 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.

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