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  Tribe Anodontini

Genus Anodonta

    Species A. beringiana -- North America.
    Species A. californiensis -- North America.
    Species A. dejecta -- North America.
    Species A. impura -- North America.
    Species A. kennerlyi -- North America.
    Species A. nuttalliana -- North America.
    Species A. oregonensis -- North America.
    Species A. anatina
    Species A. cygnea
    Species A. cyrea
    Species A. lurulenta
    Species A. pseudodopsis
    Species A. vescoiana

Taxon Information

The Genus Anodonta 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

  • Anodonta, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Anodonta, about 6 species, northwestern states and the southern CA, AR (Smith, 2001).
  • Anodonta, "Widely distributed throughout most of [North America]" (Clench, 1959).


  • Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2010. Mollusca: Bivalvia. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 309-384.
  • 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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