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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.



Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae

Ortmanniana Frierson, 1927: species
  View generic synonymy: 1 genus-level nomen

*Ortmanniana ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)
27 synonyms | 9 specimens
Distribution: Widespread in the Interior and Great Lakes basins, North America.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Ortmanniana pectorosa (Conrad, 1834)
6 synonyms | 2 specimens
Distribution: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA.
Go to: ITIS. Red List Status: near threatened. GenBank: nucleotides available.
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