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  Superfamily Cerithioidea

Family Thiaridae

    Genus Melanoides -- North America.
    Genus Tarebia -- North America.
    Genus Thiara -- North America.
    Genus Aylacostoma
    Genus Hemisinus
    Genus Lavigeria
    Genus Pachymelania
    Genus Plotia
    Genus Sermyla
    Genus Stenomelania
    Genus Vinundu

Taxon Information

The Family Thiaridae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Thiaridae, "Introduced from Florida to Texas" (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Thiaridae, [Palearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Pacific; 135 species worldwide] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Thiaridae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Thiaridae, (Clench, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Brown, K.M. & C. Lydeard. 2010. Mollusca: Gastropoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 277-307.
  • Strong, E.E., O. Gargominy, W.F. Ponder & P. Bouchet. 2008. Global diversity of gastropods (Gastropoda; Mollusca) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 149-166. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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