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  Tribe Alasmidontini

Genus Utterbackia

    Species U. imbecillis -- Wisconsin!
    Species U. suborbiculata -- Wisconsin!
    Species U. couperiana -- North America.
    Species U. hartfieldorum -- North America.
    Species U. heardi -- North America.
    Species U. peggyae -- North America.
    Species U. peninsularis -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Utterbackia 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

  • Utterbackia, [North America] (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Utterbackia, about 4 species in southeastern and Gulf coast drainages, ranging into TX and the Mississippi River system [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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