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  Subfamily Lioplacinae

Genus Lioplax

    Species L. subcarinata -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. sulculosa -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. choctawhatchensis -- North America.
    Species L. cyclostomaformis -- North America.
    Species L. pilsbryi -- North America.
    Species L. talquinensis -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Lioplax 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

  • Lioplax, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Lioplax, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Lioplax, 6 species, scattered in the eastern half of [United States] (Smith, 2001).
  • Lioplax, "Known only in [North America], from Wis. and N.Y. and south to the Gulf states" (Clench, 1959).
  • Lioplax, [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.
  • 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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