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  Tribe Lampsilini

Genus Villosa

    Species V. iris -- Wisconsin!
    Species V. amygdala -- North America.
    Species V. arkansasensis -- North America.
    Species V. constricta -- North America.
    Species V. delumbis -- North America.
    Species V. fabalis -- North America.
    Species V. lienosa -- North America.
    Species V. nebulosa -- North America.
    Species V. ortmanni -- North America.
    Species V. perpurpurea -- North America.
    Species V. taeniata -- North America.
    Species V. trabalis -- North America.
    Species V. umbrans -- North America.
    Species V. vanuxemensis -- North America.
    Species V. vaughaniana -- North America.
    Species V. vibex -- North America.
    Species V. villosa -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Villosa 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

  • Villosa, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Villosa, many described species from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts as well as the interior [United States] (Smith, 2001).
  • Villosa, "Widely distributed from the Great Lakes area south to Ga. and Ala." (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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