Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Superfamily Mactroidea

Family Mactridae

    Genus Rangia -- North America.
    Genus Tanysiphon
    Genus Anatina
    Genus Lutraria
    Genus Mactra
    Genus Mactrellona
    Genus Mactromeris
    Genus Mulinia
    Genus Raeta
    Genus Simomactra
    Genus Spisula
    Genus Tresus

Taxon Information

The Family Mactridae 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

  • Mactridae, (Graf, 2013).
  • Mactridae, 1 species in tidal freshwater and estuaries, eastern states and Gulf of Mexico (Smith, 2001).


  • Graf, D.L. 2013. Patterns of freshwater bivalve global diversity and the state of phylogenetic studies on the Unionoida, Sphaeriidae, and Cyrenidae. American Malacological Bulletin 31: 135-153.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.

Web Pages

Site managed by Daniel L. Graf @ University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point