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  Family Planorbidae

Genus Rhodacmea (+ Rhodocephala)

    Species R. hinkleyi -- midwestern North America.
    Species R. cahawbensis -- North America.
    Species R. elatior -- North America.
    Species R. filosa -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Rhodacmea has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Rhodacmea, [North America] (Johnson et al., 2013).
  • Rhodacmea, "Southeastern rivers" (Brown & Lydeard, 2010).
  • Rhodacmea, 3 species, in drainages of the eastern Mississippi River system [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Rhodacmea, "Limited to rivers, Ill. south to Ala." (Clench, 1959).
  • Rhodacmea (Rhodocephala), (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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