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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the search fields. Either way, you win!

Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.

 

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Pyganodon Fischer & Crosse, 1894: species
  View generic synonymy: 3 synonyms

*Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817)
19 synonyms | 6 specimens
Distribution: Widespread in Atlantic Slope, from New Brunswick south to the Altamaha; and in the Apalachicola System, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, North America.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Pyganodon fragilis (Lamarck, 1819)
12 synonyms | 7 specimens
Distribution: Northern Atlantic Slope, Canada.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Pyganodon gibbosa (Say, 1824)
1 species-level nomen
Distribution: Altamaha Basin, southern Atlantic Slope, Georgia.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: near threatened.
*Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)
78 synonyms | 52 specimens
Distribution: Widespread in the Central North America, from Mexico to the Arctic.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Pyganodon lacustris (Lea, 1857)
1 species-level nomen | 1 specimen
Distribution: Interior and Great Lakes basins in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, USA; also Quebec, Canada.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
 
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