Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Superphylum Lophotrochozoa

Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia -- Wisconsin!
    Class Gastropoda -- Wisconsin!
    Class Aplacophora
    Class Cephalopoda
    Class Monoplacophora
    Class Polyplacophora
    Class Scaphopoda

Taxon Information

The Phylum Mollusca 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

  • Mollusca, "117,358 species" (Zhang, 2011).
  • Mollusca, [93,195 described species] (Brusca & Brusca, 2003).
  • Mollusca, (Clench, 1959).


  • Zhang, Z.-Q. 2011. Animal biodiversity: An introduction to higher-level classification and taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 7-12. [Available online]
  • Brusca, R.C. & G.J. Brusca. 2003. Invertebrates, 2nd edition. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, Massachusetts. 936 pp.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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