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  Family Sphaeriidae

Genus Eupera

    Species E. cubensis -- North America.
    Species E. bahamensis
    Species E. bahiensis
    Species E. barbadensis
    Species E. crassa
    Species E. degorteri
    Species E. doellojuradoi
    Species E. elliptica
    Species E. ferruginea
    Species E. gravis
    Species E. guaraniana
    Species E. haitiensis
    Species E. iguazuensis
    Species E. insignis
    Species E. klappenbachi
    Species E. meridionalis
    Species E. modioliforme
    Species E. ovata
    Species E. parvula
    Species E. pittieri
    Species E. platensis
    Species E. portoricensis
    Species E. primei
    Species E. simoni
    Species E. singleyi
    Species E. sturanyi
    Species E. triangulum
    Species E. tumida
    Species E. veatleyi
    Species E. ventricosa
    Species E. viridantis
    Species E. weinlandi

Taxon Information

The Genus Eupera 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

  • Eupera, "34 species... tropical Americas and Africa" [freshwater] (Graf, 2013).
  • Eupera, 1 species in southeastern states [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Eupera, (Burch, 1972).
  • Eupera, "Widely distributed in the West Indies, South and Central America, and in [North America] from Fla. west to Tex." (Clench, 1959).


  • Graf, D.L. 2013. Patterns of freshwater bivalve global diversity and the state of phylogenetic studies on the Unionoida, Sphaeriidae, and Cyrenidae. American Malacological Bulletin 31: 135-153.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Mollusca (Gastropods, pelecypods). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 327-400.
  • Burch, J.B. 1972. Freshwater sphaeriacean clams (Mollusca: Pelecypoda) of North America. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Biota of Freshwater Ecosystems Identification Manual 3. 31 pp. [Available online]
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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