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  Family Planorbidae

Genus Ferrissia (+ Gundlachia, + Kincaidilla)

    Species F. fragilis -- Wisconsin!
    Species F. rivularis -- Wisconsin!
    Species F. meekiana -- North America.
    Species F. dalli
    Species F. hendersoni
    Species F. mcneili
    Species F. parallela
    Species F. parallelus
    Species F. walkeri

Taxon Information

The Genus Ferrissia 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

  • Ferrissia, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Ferrissia, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Ferrissia, 6 species, several very common and widespread [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Ferrissia, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Ferrissia, "Widely distributed throughout [North America]" (Clench, 1959).
  • Gundlachia, (Basch, 1959).
  • Gundlachia, "widely though locally distributed in [North America]" (Clench, 1959).
  • Gundlachia (Kincaidella) [sic], (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.
  • Basch, P.F. 1959. Status of the genus Gundlachia (Pulmonata, Ancylidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (602): 1-9. [Available online]

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