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  Tribe Alasmidontini

Genus Alasmidonta (+ Prolasmidonta, + Decurambis, + Bullella)

    Species A. marginata -- Wisconsin!
    Species A. viridis -- Wisconsin!
    Species A. arcula -- North America.
    Species A. atropurpurea -- North America.
    Species A. heterodon -- North America.
    Species A. mccordi -- North America.
    Species A. raveneliana -- North America.
    Species A. robusta -- North America.
    Species A. triangulata -- North America.
    Species A. undulata -- North America.
    Species A. varicosa -- North America.
    Species A. wrightiana -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Alasmidonta 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

  • Alasmidonta, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Alasmidonta, about 10 species, east and west of the Appalachian Mountains [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Alasmidonta, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Alasmidonta (Alasmidonta), "Only a single species in this subgenus" (Clench, 1959).
  • Alasmidonta (Prolasmidonta), "Only a single species in this subgenus" (Clench, 1959).
  • Alasmidonta (Decurambis), "Widely distributed from New England south to S.C. and west to the Mississippi Valley" (Clench, 1959).
  • Alasmidonta (Bullella), "limited to S.C. and Ga." (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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