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  Tribe Pleurobemini

Genus Fusconaia (+ Lexingtonia, + Quincuncina)

    Species F. ebena -- Wisconsin!
    Species F. flava -- Wisconsin!
    Species F. askewi -- North America.
    Species F. burkei -- North America.
    Species F. cerina -- North America.
    Species F. cor -- North America.
    Species F. cuneolus -- North America.
    Species F. escambia -- North America.
    Species F. lananensis -- North America.
    Species F. masoni -- North America.
    Species F. mitchelli -- North America.
    Species F. ozarkensis -- North America.
    Species F. rotulata -- North America.
    Species F. subrotunda -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Fusconaia 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

  • Fusconaia, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Lexingtonia, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Quincuncina, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Fusconaia, 13 species, most in the interior U.S., a few in Gulf Coast region and on the southern Atlantic slope (Smith, 2001).
  • Lexingtonia, 2 species, central Appalachian region [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Quincuncina, 3 species, Gulf Coast of AL, FL, to GA, TX (Smith, 2001).
  • Fusconaia, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Fusconaia, "The majority of the species in this genus are found in the southern states. However, a few species range well north into Mich. and the upper Mississippi River" (Clench, 1959).
  • Lexingtonia, "limited in distribution mainly to N.C. and Va." (Clench, 1959).
  • Quincuncina, "Known only from the Choctawhatchee River, Ala. east to the Suwanee River, Fla." (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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