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Family: Hydrobiidae (See list of species below)

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54 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amnicola limosus
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Antillobia margalefi
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Ascorhis occidua
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Caspia gmelinii
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Cincinnatia winkleyi
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Ecrobia grimmi
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Heleobia australis
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Heleobia conexa
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Heleobia stagnorum
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Heleobops carrikeri
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Heleobops docimus
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Heligmopoma umbilicatum
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Helobia andecola
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Helobia aperta
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Helobia berryi
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Helobia culmiinea
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Helobia cuzcoensis
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Helobia lacustris
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Helobia languiensis
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Helobia neveui
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Helobia profunda
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Hydrobia acuta
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Hydrobia antarctica
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Hydrobia djerbaensis
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Hydrobia macei
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Hydrobia minuta
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Hydrobia pumilio
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Hydrobia truncata
[minute hydrobe]


Hydrobia ulvae
[laver spire shell]
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Littoridina angustiarum
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Littoridina faminensis
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Littoridina limosa
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Littoridina lioneli
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Littoridinops monroensis
[cockscomb hydrobe]
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Littoridinops palustris
[bantam hydrobe]
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Littoridinops tenuipes
[henscomb hydrobe]
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Onobops crassus
[spartina hydrobe]
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Onobops jacksoni
[fine-lined hydrobe]
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Peringia ulvae
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Potamopyrgus antipodarum
[New Zealand mudsnail]
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Potamopyrgus estuarinus
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Probythinella protera
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Pyrgophorus cisterninus
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Pyrgophorus coronatus
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Pyrgophorus parvulus
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Pyrgophorus platyrachis
[serrate crownsnail]
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Pyrgophorus spinosus
[spiny crownsnail]
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Spurwinkia salsa
[saltmarsh hydrobe]
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Texadina barretti
[Boone hydrobe]
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Texadina sphinctostoma
[narrowmouth hydrobe]
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Tryonia robusta
[robust tryonia]
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Turricaspia caspia
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Ventrosia maritima
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Ventrosia ventrosa
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54 Species of Family Hydrobiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amnicola limosus Canada.
Antillobia margalefi Western Atlantic.
Ascorhis occidua Eastern Indian Ocean
Caspia gmelinii Black Sea
Cincinnatia winkleyi Western Atlantic. 0.48 DL
Ecrobia grimmi Western Indian Ocean
Heleobia australis Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Heleobia conexa Western Atlantic. 0.63 DL
Heleobia stagnorum Mediterranean Sea.
Heleobops carrikeri Western Atlantic. 0.452 DL
Heleobops docimus Western Atlantic. 0.51 DL
Heligmopoma umbilicatum Southeast Pacific
Helobia andecola Southeast Pacific
Helobia aperta Southeast Pacific
Helobia berryi Southeast Pacific
Helobia culmiinea Southeast Pacific
Helobia cuzcoensis Southeast Pacific
Helobia lacustris Southeast Pacific
Helobia languiensis Southeast Pacific
Helobia neveui Southeast Pacific
Helobia profunda Southeast Pacific
Hydrobia acuta Mediterranean Sea.
Hydrobia antarctica Western Atlantic and East 0.36 DL
Hydrobia djerbaensis Mediterranean Sea.
Hydrobia macei Northeast Atlantic and th
Hydrobia minuta Arctic and Northwest Atla
Hydrobia pumilio Western Atlantic and Anta
Hydrobia truncata minute hydrobe North America. 0.26 DL
Hydrobia ulvae laver spire shell Western Indian Ocean and
Littoridina angustiarum Eastern Pacific. 0.4 DL
Littoridina faminensis Eastern Pacific. 0.375 DL
Littoridina limosa Eastern Pacific. 0.3 DL
Littoridina lioneli Eastern Pacific. 0.4 DL
Littoridinops monroensis cockscomb hydrobe Western Atlantic 0.45 DL
Littoridinops palustris bantam hydrobe Western Central Atlantic 0.45 DL
Littoridinops tenuipes henscomb hydrobe North America. 0.539 DL
Onobops crassus spartina hydrobe Western Central Atlantic 0.27 DL
Onobops jacksoni fine-lined hydrobe Western Atlantic 0.29 DL
Peringia ulvae Northeast Atlantic and th
Potamopyrgus antipodarum New Zealand mudsnail Southwest Pacific and Nor
Potamopyrgus estuarinus Southwest Pacific
Probythinella protera Western Central Atlantic 0.35 DL
Pyrgophorus cisterninus Western Central Atlantic 0.31 DL
Pyrgophorus coronatus Western Central Atlantic. 0.54 DL
Pyrgophorus parvulus Western Atlantic 0.35 DL
Pyrgophorus platyrachis serrate crownsnail Western Central Atlantic 0.53 DL
Pyrgophorus spinosus spiny crownsnail Western Central Atlantic 0.386 DL
Spurwinkia salsa saltmarsh hydrobe North America. 0.71 DL
Texadina barretti Boone hydrobe Western Central Atlantic 0.37 DL
Texadina sphinctostoma narrowmouth hydrobe Western Central Atlantic 0.37 DL
Tryonia robusta robust tryonia North America.
Turricaspia caspia Western Indian Ocean
Ventrosia maritima Mediterranean Sea.
Ventrosia ventrosa Northeast Atlantic and th



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