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  Genus Pleurobema

Species P. sintoxia (+ P. coccinum)

Taxon Information

The Species P. sintoxia 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

  • Pleurobema sintoxia, "Interior Subregion" (Cummings & Graf, 2010).
  • Pleurobema cordatum, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Pleurobema coccineum, "Omro, not common" (Baker, 1924).


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Baker, F.C. 1924. The fauna of the Lake Winnebago region: A quantitative survey with special reference to the Mollusca. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters 21: 109-146. [Available online]

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