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Genus Leptodea

    Species L. fragilis -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. leptodon -- North America.
    Species L. ochracea -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Leptodea has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Leptodea, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Leptodea, 3 species widely scattered in the interior [United States] (Smith, 2001).
  • Leptodea, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Leptodea, "Only two species in this genus, ranging widely from the Great Lakes south to Ala. and the lower Mississippi Valley" (Clench, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2010. Mollusca: Bivalvia. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 309-384.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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