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  Family Bithyniidae

Genus Bithynia (+ Bulimus)

    Species B. tentaculata -- Wisconsin!
    Species B. badiella
    Species B. boissieri
    Species B. candiota
    Species B. canyamelensis
    Species B. fuchsiana
    Species B. graeca
    Species B. italica
    Species B. kobialkai
    Species B. leachii
    Species B. longicornis
    Species B. majorcina
    Species B. manonellesi
    Species B. misella
    Species B. mostarensis
    Species B. nakeae
    Species B. pauli
    Species B. phialensis
    Species B. pseudemmericia
    Species B. quintanai
    Species B. radomani
    Species B. riddifordi
    Species B. schwabii
    Species B. siamensis
    Species B. skadarskii
    Species B. troschelii
    Species B. walderdorffii
    Species B. zeta

Taxon Information

The Genus Bithynia 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

  • Bithynia, "Wisconsin to Pennsylvania and New York" (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Bithynia, 1 introduced species, widespread in St. Lawrence River system and adjacent drainages connected by canals [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Bulimus, "A single species, occurring from the Hudson River in N.Y., west to Ill. and north into Ontario" (Clench, 1959).
  • Bulimus, [Wisconsin] (Baker, 1928).


  • 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.
  • 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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