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  Family Valvatidae

Genus Valvata

    Species V. bicarinata -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. lewisi -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. perdepressa -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. sincera -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. tricarinata -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. winnebagoensis -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. humeralis -- North America.
    Species V. mergella -- North America.
    Species V. utahensis -- North America.
    Species V. virens -- North America.
    Species V. cristata
    Species V. hirsutecostata
    Species V. hokkaidoensis
    Species V. klemmi
    Species V. macrostoma
    Species V. normalis
    Species V. piscinalis
    Species V. pulchella
    Species V. relicta
    Species V. rhabdota
    Species V. sibirica

Taxon Information

The Genus Valvata 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, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Valvata, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Valvata, about 10 species generally distributed in a variety of habitats but usually large lakes [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Valvata, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Valvata, "Widely distributed in [North America], especially in the northern states and Canada" (Clench, 1959).
  • Valvata, [Wisconsin] (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.
  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.
  • 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.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.
  • 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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