Reference List

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

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35350 Database Beaty, L.E. 2021. Exotic snails in Pennsyvania, 2020. The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College, Erie, PA. Created on 02/08/2021.
35359 Database Beaty, L.E. 2021. Exotic snails in Pennsyvania, 2019. The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College, Erie, PA. Created on 02/11/2021.
27221 Database Brady, V. 2015. Great Lakes Coastal Monitoring Project: inverts dataset (through 2013). Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL.
16678 Journal Article Brendelberger, H. 1997. Contrasting feeding strategies of two freshwater gastropods, Radix peregra (Lymnaeidae) and Bithynia tentaculata (Bithynidae). Archiv für Hydrobiologie 140(1):1-21.
24550 Journal Article Burgmer, T., J. Reiss, S.A. Wickham, and H. Hillebrand. 2010. Effects of snail grazers and light on the benthic microbial food web in periphyton communities. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 61(2):163-178.
16679 Journal Article Carr, J.F., and J.K. Hiltunen. 1965. Changes in the bottom fauna of western Lake Erie from 1930 to 1961. Limnology and Oceanography 10:551-569.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
13564 Book Clarke, A.H. 1981. The freshwater molluscs of Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences, National Museums of Canada, Ottawa,.
24552 Report Cole, R.A. 2001. Exotic parasite causes large scale mortality in American coots. U.S. Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI.
24554 Book Chapter Cole, R.A., and J.C. Franson. 2006. Recurring waterbird mortalities of unusual etiologies. Pages 439-440 in Boere, G.C., C.A. Galbraith, and D.A. Stroud, eds. Waterbirds around the world. The Stationery Office. Edinburgh, UK.
27378 Database Cranberg, C., and R. Keller. 2020. Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species. School of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL. Created on 05/13/2015. Accessed on 05/06/2021.
16680 Journal Article Desy, J.C., J.-F. Archambault, B. Pinel-Alloul, J. Hubert, and P.G.C. Campbell. 2000. Relationships between total mercury in sediments and methyl mercury in the freshwater gastropod prosobranch Bithynia tentaculata in the St. Lawrence River, Quebec. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57(Suppl 1):164-173.
362 Journal Article Dundee, D.S. 1974. Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico). Sterkiana 55:1-37.
16681 Journal Article Flessas, C., Y. Couillard, B. Pinel-Alloul, L. St-Cyr, and P.G.C. Campbell. 2000. Metal concentrations in two freshwater gastropods (Mollusca) in the St. Lawrence River and relationships with environmental contamination. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57(Suppl 1):126-137.
43025 Database Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). 2021. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). Bithynia tentaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)
. GBIF. Accessed on 01/19/2021.
9047 Journal Article Griffiths, R.W., S. Thornley, and T.A. Edsall. 1991. Limnological aspects of the St. Clair River. Hydrobiologia 219:97-123.
28682 News Hamilton, E. 2015. Invasive snails that threaten waterfowl found in new waters. Wisconsin News. Created on 07/07/2015. Accessed on 05/13/2016.
13074 Journal Article Harman, W.N. 2000. Diminishing species richness of mollusks in Oneida Lake, New York State, USA. The Nautilus 114(3):120-126.
9281 Journal Article Harman, Willard N. 1968. Replacement of pleurocerids by Bithynia in polluted waters of central New York. Nautilus 81(3):77-83.
31336 Journal Article Havel, J.E., L.A. Bruckerhoff, M.A. Funkhouser, and A.R. Gemberling. 2014. Resistance to desiccation in aquatic invasive snails and implications for their overland dispersal. Hydrobiologia 741(1):89-100.
17673 Journal Article Haynes, J.M., N.A. Tisch, C.M. Mayer, and R.S. Rhyne. 2005. Benthic macroinvertebrate communities in southwestern Lake Ontario following invasion of Dreissena and Echinogammarus: 1983 to 2000. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24(1):148-167.<0148:BMCISL>2.0.CO;2.
32777 Journal Article Henningsen, J.P., S.L. Lance, K.L. Jones, C. Hagen, J. Laurila, R.A. Cole, K.E. Perez. 2010. Development and characterization of 17 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the faucet snail, Bithynia tentaculata (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Bithyniidae). Conservation Genetics Resources 2(1):247-250.
24556 Journal Article Herrmann, K.K., and R.E. Sorensen. 2009. Seasonal dynamics of two mortality-related trematodes using an introduced snail. Journal of Parasitology 95(4):823-828.
33130 News Hubbuch, C. 2016. Invasive snail blamed for annual Mississippi River bird kill. Winona Daily News. Winona, WI. Created on 11/17/2016. Accessed on 05/24/2019.
24058 Database Illinois Natural History Survey. 2002. Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).
27462 Database iMapInvasives. 2018. Pennsylvania iMapInvasives. Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program, Pittsburgh, PA. Accessed on 12/15/2016.
27712 Database iMapInvasives. 2019. New York iMapInvasives. New York Natural Heritage Program, Albany, NY. Created on 07/08/2015. Accessed on 07/08/2015.
30407 Journal Article Ingram, W.M. 1956. Snail and clam infestations of drinking water supplies. Journal (American Water Works Association) 48(3):258-268.
16664 Book Jokinen, E. 1992. The Freshwater Snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of New York State. University of the State of New York, The State Education Department, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York 12230 .
27525 Journal Article Kappes, H., and P. Haase. 2012. Slow, but steady: dispersal of freshwater molluscs. Aquatic Sciences 74:1-14.
28820 Journal Article Karatayev, A.Y., S.E. Mastitsky, L.E. Burlakova, V.A. Karatayev, M.M. Hajduk and D.B. Conn. 2012. Exotic molluscs in the Great Lakes host epizootically important trematodes. Journal of Shellfish Research 31(3):885-894.
16682 Journal Article Kelly, P.M., and J.S. Cory. 1987. Operculum closing as a defense against predatory leeches in four British freshwater prosobranch snails. Hydrobiologia 144(2):121-124.
16683 Journal Article Korotneva, N.V., and I.N. Dregol’skaya. 1992. Effect of the elevated temperature in the habitat of fresh water mollusk Bithynia tentaculata L. on its oogenesis. Tsitologiya 34(2):30-36.
16684 Journal Article Krieger, K.A. 1985. Snail distribution in Lake Erie, USA, Canada; the influence of anoxia in the southern central basin nearshore zone. Ohio Journal of Science 85(5):230-244.;jsessionid=402CCA32B5675B662971D21768651A50?sequence=1.
35447 Journal Article Latchford, F.R. 1925. Bithynia tentaculata Linn. Canadian Field-Naturalist 39:41-43.
24559 Report Lawrence, J.S., P. Loegering, R. Cole, and S.D. Cordts. 2009. Scaup and coot die-off at Lake Winnibigoshish.
30406 Book Mackie, G.L., and R. Claudi. 2010. Monitoring and Control of Macrofouling Mollusks in Fresh Water Systems. CRC Press, Taylor Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
16685 Report Mackie, G.L., D.S. White, and T.W. Zdeba. 1980. A guide to freshwater mollusks of the Laurentian Great Lakes with special emphasis on the genus Pisidium. Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth, Minnesota 55804 .
16686 Journal Article Mattison, R.G., T.S. Dunn, R.E.B. Hanna, W.A. Nizami, and Q.M. Ali. 1995. Population dynamics of freshwater gastropods and epidemiology of their helminth infections with emphasis on larval parmphistomes in northern India. Journal of Helminthology 69(2):125-138.
24560 Journal Article Ménard, L., and M.E. Scott. 1987. Seasonal occurrence of Cyathocotyle bushiensis Khan, 1962 (Digenea: Cyathocotylidae) metacercariae in the intermediate host Bithynia tentaculata L. (Gastropoda Prosobranchia). Canadian Journal of Zoology 65(12):2980-2992.
27950 Database Michigan State University Board of Trustees. 2019. Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN). Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory, East Lansing, MI.
13065 Journal Article Mills, E.L., D.L. Strayer, M.D. Scheuerell, and J.T. Carlton. 1996. Exotic species in the Hudson River basin: A history of invasions and introductions. Estuaries 19(4):814-823.
703 Journal Article Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor. 1993. Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions. Journal of Great Lakes Research 19(1):1-54.
18054 Journal Article Mills, E.L., M.D. Scheuerell, J.T. Carlton, and D.L. Strayer. 1997. Biological invasions in the Hudson River basin: an inventory and historical analysis. New York State Museum Circular 57:1-51.
24065 Web Page Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2011. Department of Natural Resources Designation of Infested Waters. Accessed 8-11-2011.
38140 News Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2022. Faucet snails confirmed in George Lake in Mahnomen County. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Created on 06/30/2022. Accessed on 07/05/2022.
24561 Journal Article Mitchell, A.J., and R.A. Cole. 2008. Survival of the faucet snail after chemical disinfection, pH extremes, and heated water bath treatments. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1597-1600.
16687 Journal Article Morley, N.J., M.E. Adam, and J.W. Lewis. 2004. The role of Bithynia tentaculata in the transmission of larval digeneans from a gravel pit in the Lower Thames Valley. Journal of Helminthology 78(2):129-135.
16688 Report Nalepa, T.F., D.L. Fanslow, M.B. Lansing, G.A. Lang, M. Ford, G. Gostenik, and D.J. Hartson. 2002. Abundance, Biomass, and Species Composition of Benthic Macroinvertebrates Populations in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, 1987-1996. NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory and Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research, Michigan, Ann Arbor .
16689 Journal Article Pavlichenko, V.I. 1977. The role of Hydropsyche angustipennis (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) larvae in destroying black flies in flowing reservoirs of the Zaporozyhe oblast, USSR. Ekologiya (Moscow) 1:104-105.
16690 Book Peckarsky, B.L., P.R. Fraissinet, M.A. Penton, and D.J. Conklin Jr. 1993. Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Northeastern North America. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York State.
14978 Book Pennak, R.W. 1989. Fresh-water invertebrates of the United States, 3rd ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York.
28898 News Pennington, K. 2018. Infested waters list update. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. St. Paul, MN. Accessed on 02/05/2019.
29164 Report Pennsylvania Sea Grant. 2016. Faucet snail. Pennsylvania Sea Grant, Lake Erie, PA.
13595 Journal Article Ricciardi, A. 2001. Facilitative interactions among aquatic invaders: is an “invasional meltdown” occurring in the Great Lakes? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58(12):2513-2525.
22920 Journal Article Ricciardi, A. 2001. Facilitative interactions among aquatic invaders: is an "invasional meltdown" occurring in the Great Lakes? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58(12):2513-2525.
13655 Journal Article Ricciardi, A., F.G. Whoriskey, and J.B. Rasmussen. 1997. The role of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in structuring macroinvertebrate communities on hard substrata. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54:2596-2608.
29065 Journal Article Roy, C.L., V. St-Louis, and J. House. 2016. Seasonal distribution of the invasive snail, Bithynia tentaculata, within infested waterbodies in Minnesota, USA, including waterfowl migration. Biological Invasions 18(10):2923-2941.
13201 Journal Article Ruiz, G.M., P.W. Fofonoff, J.T. Carlton, M.J. Wonham, and A.H. Hines. 2000. Invasion of coastal marine communities in North America: apparent patterns, processes, and biases. Annual Review of Ecological Systematics 31:481-531.
24562 Report Sauer, J.S., R.A. Cole, and J.M. Nissen. 2007. Finding the exotic faucet snail (Bithynia tentaculata): Investigation of waterbird die-offs on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. U.S. Geological Survey.
33135 News Stachura, S. 2008. Invasive snails take a toll on native ducks. NPR. Created on 05/26/2008. Accessed on 05/24/2019.
13061 Journal Article Strayer, D. 1987. Ecology and zoogeography of the freshwater mollusks of the Hudson River Basin. Malacological Review 20:1-68.
13062 Journal Article Strayer, D.L., and L.C. Smith. 2000. Macroinvertebrates of a rocky shore in the freshwater tidal Hudson River. Estuaries 23(3):359-366.
16691 Journal Article Tashiro, J.S., and S.D. Colman. 1982. Filter-feeding in the freshwater prosobranch snail Bithynia tentaculata: bioenergetic partitioning of ingested carbon and nitrogen. American Midland Naturalist 107(1):114-132.
16692 Journal Article Toledo, R., C. Munoz-Antoli, M. Perez, and J.G. Esteban. 1998. Larval trematode infections in freshwater gastropods from the Albufera Natural Park in Spain. Journal of Helminthology 72(1):79-82.
29110 Journal Article Trebitz, A., G. Shepard, V. Brady, and K. Schmude. 2015. The non-native faucet snail (Bithynia tentaculata) makes the leap to>Lake Superior. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41(4):1197-1200.
19520 Journal Article Trebitz, A.S., C.W. West, J.C. Hoffman, J.R. Kelly, G.S. Peterson, and I.A. Grigorovich. 2010. Status of non-indigenous benthic invertebrates in the Duluth-Superior Harbor and the role of sampling methods in their detection. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36(4):747-756.
39842 Database U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2020. Benthic Macroinvertebrate AIS Early Detection efforts on Lake Superior. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ashland, WI. Accessed on 09/16/2022.
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.
37923 Database University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. 2018. University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Division of Fishes. University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Ann Arbor, US. Created on 08/02/2018. Accessed on 04/11/2022.
34012 Report US Fish and Wildlife Service. 2015. Faucet Snail (Bithynia tentaculata) Ecological Risk Screening Summary. US Fish and Wildlife Service.
16693 Journal Article Vaillancourt, G., and E. Lafarriere. 1983. Relationship between the quality of the environment and the benthic groupings in the littoral zone of the St. Lawrence River, Canada. Naturaliste Canadien (Quebec) 110(4):385-396.
16694 Journal Article van den Berg, M.S., H. Coops, R. Noordhuis, J. van Schie, and J. Simons. 1997. Macroinvertebrate communities in relation to submerged vegetation in two Chara-dominated lakes. Hydrobiologia 342/343:143-150.
16695 Report Vermont and New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation. 2000. Lake Champlain Basin Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan.
16696 Journal Article Vincent, B., H. Rioux, and M. Harvey. 1991. Factors affecting the structure of epiphytic gastropod communities in the St. Lawrence River (Quebec, Canada). Hydrobiologia 220:57-71.
16697 Journal Article von Proschwitz, T. 1997. Bithynia tentaculata (L.) in Norway – a rare species on the edge of its western distribution, and some notes on the dispersal of freshwater snails. Fauna (Oslo) 50(3):102-107.
28485 Database Wakeman, R. 2016. Wisconsin AIS Monitoring data for Bithynia tentaculata. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Waukesha, WI.
18885 Database Walker, Janice. 2002. Invertebrate database from the Smithsonian Institute.
29408 Journal Article Weeks, A.M., N.R. De Jager, R.J. Haro, and G.J. Sandland. 2017. Spatial and temporal relationships between the invasive snail Bithynia tentaculata and submersed aquatic vegetation in Pool 8 of the Upper Mississippi River. River Research and Applications 33(5):729-739.
27924 Database Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR). 2017. Lakes and rivers with invasives species. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI. Accessed on 12/04/2017.
26830 Database Wunderlich, M. 2012. 2012 Eastern Finger Lakes Benthic Aquatic Invertebrate Assessment (unpublished). Created on 05/12/2014.


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