E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Promenetus umbilicatellus (Cockerell, 1887)
Umbilicate Sprite
Family: Planorbidae

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Distribution of Promenetus umbilicatellus in British Columbia
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The Umbilicate Sprite is found from "Alaska south to Oregon, northern Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and eastern Oklahoma, east to eastern Ohio, western New York; in Canada in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; also Texas if P. carus is a synonym." (British Columbia Conservation Data Centre 2012). It occurs in vernal ponds, marshes and flooded margins of (intermittent) streams in dense vegetation--it also is found in small rives on southern Vancouver Island (British Columbia Conservation Data Centre 2012).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS2S3BlueNot Listed
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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-06-25 4:48:20 AM]
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