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  Genus Valvata

Species V. sincera

Taxon Information

The Species V. sincera 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

  • Valvata sincera, "AK, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NH, NY, PA, SD, VT, WI, WY; Canada: AB, BC, LB, MB, NT, NU, ON, QC, SK, YT" (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Valvata sincera, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Valvata sincera, "This species seems rare in the State [Wisconsin]. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co. ...; Sturgeon Bay, Door Co. ...; Madison, Dane Co. ... . Lake Winnebago, Winnebago Co. ...; Outlet of Oconomowoc Lake Waukesha Co." (Baker, 1928).
  • Valvata sincera danielsi, "All Wisconsin specimens seen are fossils" (Baker, 1928).
  • Valvata sincera nylanderi, "Known from widely separated localities. Lake Geneva, Walworth Co. ...; mouth of Chicago Creek, Bayfield Co., Lake Superior ....; Little Arbor Vitae Lake, Vilas Co." (Baker, 1928).


  • Johnson, P.D., A.E. Bogan, K.M. Brown, N.M. Burkhead, J.R. Cordeiro, J.T. Garner, P.D. Hartfield, D.A.W. Lepitzki, G.L. Mackie, E. Pip, T.A. Tarpley, J.S. Tiemann, N.V. Whelan & E.E. Strong. 2013. Conservation Status of Freshwater Gastropods of Canada and the United States. Fisheries 38(6): 247-282.
  • 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.
  • Baker, F.C. 1928. The fresh water Mollusca of Wisconsin. Part I. Gastropoda. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey 70(1): i-xx, 1-507.

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