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  Superfamily Truncatelloidea

Family Lithoglyphidae (+ Lepyriidae)

    Genus Somatogyrus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Antrorbis -- North America.
    Genus Clappia -- North America.
    Genus Fluminicola -- North America.
    Genus Gillia -- North America.
    Genus Holsingeria -- North America.
    Genus Lepyrium -- North America.
    Genus Phreatoceras -- North America.
    Genus Pristinicola -- North America.
    Genus Taylorconcha -- North America.
    Genus Lithoglyphus

Taxon Information

The Family Lithoglyphidae 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

  • Lithoglyphidae, "11 Genera, 72 species" [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Lithoglyphinae, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Lithoglyphidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic; 100 species worldwide, 61 Nearctic species] (Strong et al., 2008).
  • Lepyriidae, (Clench, 1959).


  • 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.
  • 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]
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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