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


© Ian Gardiner     (Photo ID #126169)


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Distribution of Promenetus umbilicatellus in British Columbia in British Columbia


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).

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Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS2S3BlueNot Listed

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