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  Tribe Alasmidontini

Genus Pyganodon

    Species P. grandis -- Wisconsin!
    Species P. lacustris -- Wisconsin!
    Species P. cataracta -- North America.
    Species P. fragilis -- North America.
    Species P. gibbosa -- North America.
    Species P. implicata -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Pyganodon 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

  • Pyganodon, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Pyganodon, possibly a few species in northeast states [North America]...about 3 species, both sides of the Appalachian Mountains [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Anodonta, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).


  • 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.

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