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  Phylum Mollusca

Class Gastropoda (+ Prosobranchia) (snails, slugs)

    Subclass Caenogastropoda -- Wisconsin!
    Subclass Heterobranchia -- Wisconsin!
    Subclass Neritimorpha -- Wisconsin!
    Subclass Cocculiniformia
    Subclass Neomphalina
    Subclass Orthogastropoda
    Subclass Patellogastropoda
    Subclass Vetigastropoda

Taxon Information

The Class Gastropoda 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

  • Prosobranchia, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Gastropoda, (Clench, 1959).
  • Prosobranchia, (Clench, 1959).
  • Gastropoda, [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.
  • 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.
  • 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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