COSEWIC Status Reports

COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Hotwater Physa Physella wrighti in Canada

The Hotwater Physa, Physella wrighti, is a freshwater snail of the family Physidae. This family is characterized by sinistral (left-handed) coiling. The maximum shell length recorded for P. wrighti is 9.1 mm but most specimens are smaller.


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COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-938-4125
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