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  Family Pleuroceridae

Genus Lithasia (+ Angitrema)

    Species L. armigera -- North America.
    Species L. curta -- North America.
    Species L. duttoniana -- North America.
    Species L. geniculata -- North America.
    Species L. hubrichti -- North America.
    Species L. jayana -- North America.
    Species L. lima -- North America.
    Species L. obovata -- North America.
    Species L. salebrosa -- North America.
    Species L. spicula -- North America.
    Species L. verrucosa -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Lithasia 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

  • Lithasia, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Lithasia, [North America] (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Lithasia, 10 species of the interior [United States] (Smith, 2001).
  • Lithasia, "Occurs mainly in Ky., Tenn., and Ala. A few species extend northward into Ill., Ind., and Ohio" (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.
  • 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.

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