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  Tribe Lampsilini

Genus Lampsilis

    Species L. cardium -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. higginsii -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. siliquoidea -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. teres -- Wisconsin!
    Species L. abrupta -- North America.
    Species L. binominata -- North America.
    Species L. bracteata -- North America.
    Species L. cariosa -- North America.
    Species L. dolabraeformis -- North America.
    Species L. fasciola -- North America.
    Species L. floridensis -- North America.
    Species L. fullerkati -- North America.
    Species L. hydiana -- North America.
    Species L. ornata -- North America.
    Species L. ovata -- North America.
    Species L. powellii -- North America.
    Species L. radiata -- North America.
    Species L. rafinesqueana -- North America.
    Species L. reeveiana -- North America.
    Species L. satura -- North America.
    Species L. splendida -- North America.
    Species L. straminea -- North America.
    Species L. streckeri -- North America.
    Species L. virescens -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Lampsilis 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

  • Lampsilis, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Lampsilis, about 20 or more species, distributed throughout the U.S. east of the Continental Divide (Smith, 2001).
  • Lampsilis, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Lampsilis, "Widely distributed in all of eastern [North America] from New England south to northern Fla. and west to the Mississippi Valley" (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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Clench, W.J. 1959. Mollusca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1117-1160.

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