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  Infraclass Euheterodonta

Order Veneroida

    Superfamily Cyrenoidea -- Wisconsin!
    Superfamily Dreissenoidea -- Wisconsin!
    Superfamily Sphaerioidea -- Wisconsin!
    Superfamily Cyrenoidoidea -- North America.
    Superfamily Mactroidea -- North America.
    Superfamily Cardioidea
    Superfamily Tellinoidea
    Superfamily Arcticoidea
    Superfamily Chamoidea
    Superfamily Cyamioidea
    Superfamily Gaimardioidea
    Superfamily Galeommatoidea
    Superfamily Glossoidea
    Superfamily Hemidonacoidea
    Superfamily Ungulinoidea
    Superfamily Veneroidea

Taxon Information

The Order Veneroida 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

  • Veneroida, (Bogan, 2008).
  • Veneroida, (Smith, 2001).


  • Bogan, A.E. 2008. Global diversity of freshwater mussels (Mollusca, Bivalvia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 139-147. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.

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