Pouch Snails - Family Physidae

Pouch Snails in Alabama
Order Basommatophora

Carib Physa Physella cubensis. Common.

Tadpole Physa Physella gyrina. Common. Apparently found throughout Alabama. Occurs in streams, rivers, and ponds. Lowest Conservation Concern.

Bayou Physa Physella hendersoni. Common. Apparently found throughout Alabama. Occurs in streams, rivers, and ponds. Lowest Conservation Concern.

Pewter Physa Physella heterostropha. Common. Apparently found throughout Alabama. Occurs in streams, rivers, and ponds. Lowest Conservation Concern.

Claiborne Physa Physella pomilia. Common.

Note: In Alabama, it is illegal to release or stock or move any fish, mussel, snail or crayfish to any public waters without a permit.


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