Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Physella acuta listed in key words.

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32338 Journal Article Bousset, L., J.-P. Pointier, P. David, P. Jarne. 2014. Neither variation loss, nor change in selfing rate is associated with the worldwide invasion of Physa acuta from its native North America. Biological Invasions 16:1769-1783.
31727 Journal Article Brant, S.V., and E.S. Loker. 2009. Schistosomes in the southwest United Steates and their potential for causing cercarial dermatitis or "swimmer's itch". Journal of Helminthology 83(2):191-198.
34754 Journal Article Butkus, R., E. Šidagytė, V. Rakauskas, and K. Arbačiauskas. 2014. Distribution and current status of non-indigenous mollusc species in Lithuanian inland waters. Aquatic Invasions 9(1):95-103.
38832 Journal Article Butkus, R., G. Višinskienė, and K. Arbačiauskas. 2019. First record of the acute bladder snail Physella acuta (Draparnaud, 1805) in the wild waters of Lithuania. BioInvasions Records 8(2):281-286.
17666 Journal Article Cope, N.J., and M.J. Winterbourn. 2004. Competitive interactions between two successful molluscan invaders of freshwaters: an experimental study. Aquatic Ecology 38:83-91.
42201 Journal Article Dickey, J.W.E., J.M. Jeschke, G.T. Steffen, E. Kazanavičiūtė, R.S. Brennan, and E. Briski. 2023. Current temperatures limit the potential impact of a commonly traded predatory gastropod. Aquatic Invasions 18(2):247-261.
18190 Journal Article DIllon, R.T., A.R. Wethington, J.M. Rhett, and T.P. Smith. 2002. Populations of the European freshwater pulmonate Physa acuta are not reproductively isolated from American Physa heterostropha or Physa integra. Invertebrate Biology 121(3):226-234.
362 Journal Article Dundee, D.S. 1974. Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico). Sterkiana 55:1-37.
31765 Journal Article Ebbs, E.T., E.S. Loker, and S.V. Brant. 2018. Phylogeography and genetics of the globally invasive snail Physa acuta Draparnaud 1805, and its potential to serve as an intermediate host to larval digenetic trematodes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18(103):1-17.
31344 Journal Article Evans, R.R., and S.J. Ray. 2008. Checklist of the Freshwater Snails (Mollusca:Gastropoda) of Pennsylvania, USA. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 82(2/3):92-97.
31758 Report Frest, T.J., and E.J. Johannes. 1993. Mollusc Survey of the Minidoka dam area, Upper Snake River, Idaho. Deixis Consultants, Seattle, WA.
32457 Journal Article Gustafson, K. D., B.J. Kensinger, M.G. Bolek, and B. Luttbeg. 2014. istinct snail (Physa) morphotypes from different habitats converge in shell shape and size under common garden conditions. Evolutionary Ecology Research 16(1):77-89.
26994 Journal Article Karraker, N.E., and D. Dudgeon. 2014. Invasive apple snails (Pomacea canaliculata) are predators of amphibians in South China. Biological Invasions 16:1785-1789.
32452 Journal Article Oscoz, J., P. Tomds, and C. Duron. 2010. Review and new records of non-indigenous freshwater invertebrates in the Ebro River basin (Northeast Spain). Aquatic Invasions 5(3):263-284.
13722 Journal Article Paraense, W.L., and J-P. Pointier. 2003. Physa acuta Draparnaud, 1805 (Gastropoda: Physidae): a study of topotypic specimens. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz (in Rio de janeiro) 98(4):513-517.
31346 Journal Article Stewart,T.W. 2006. The Freshwater Gastropods of Iowa (1821-1998): Species Composition, Geographic Distributions, and Conservation Concerns. American Malacological Bulletin 21(1/2):59-75.
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
31768 Journal Article Vinarski, M.V. 2017. The history of an invasion: phases of the explosive spread of the physid snail Physella acuta through Europe, Transcaucasia and Central Asia. Biological Invasions 19:1299-1314.
32447 Journal Article Wethington, A.R., and R. Guralnick. 2004. Are populations of physids from different hot springs discinctive lineages? American Malacological Bulletin 19(1/2):135-144.


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