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  Family Hydrobiidae

Genus Fontigens (+ Stimpsonia)

    Species F. nickliniana -- Wisconsin!
    Species F. aldrichi -- North America.
    Species F. antroecetes -- North America.
    Species F. binneyana -- North America.
    Species F. bottimeri -- North America.
    Species F. cryptica -- North America.
    Species F. holsingeri -- North America.
    Species F. morrisoni -- North America.
    Species F. orolibas -- North America.
    Species F. proserpina -- North America.
    Species F. tartarea -- North America.
    Species F. turritella -- North America.
    Species F. weberi

Taxon Information

The Genus Fontigens 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

  • Fontigens, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Fontigens, "Widely distributed in eastern North America" (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Fontigens, 9 species, a few common and widely distributed [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Fontigens, "Widely distributed from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic states" (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.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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