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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 custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for FMCS (2021), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

FMCS. 2021. Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Checklist of Freshwater Mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionida) of the United States and Canada: .

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Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)

Actinonaias pectorosa (Conrad, 1834)

Alasmidonta arcula (Lea, 1838)

Alasmidonta atropurpurea (Rafinesque, 1831)

Alasmidonta heterodon (Lea, 1829)

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818

Alasmidonta mccordi Athearn, 1964

Alasmidonta raveneliana (Lea, 1834)

Alasmidonta robusta (Clarke, 1981)

Alasmidonta triangulata (Lea, 1858)

Alasmidonta undulata (Say, 1817)

Alasmidonta varicosa (Lamarck, 1819)

Alasmidonta viridis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmidonta wrightiana (Walker, 1901)

Amblema elliottii (Lea, 1856)

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)

Anodonta californiensis Lea, 1852

Anodonta kennerlyi Lea, 1860

Anodonta nuttalliana Lea, 1838

Anodonta oregonensis Lea, 1838

Anodontites trapesialis (Lamarck, 1819)

Anodontoides denigratus (Lea, 1852)

Anodontoides ferussacianus (Lea, 1834)

Arcidens confragosus (Say, 1829)

Arcidens wheeleri (Ortmann & Walker, 1912)

Atlanticoncha ochracea (Say, 1817)

Cambarunio dactylus (Lea, 1840)

Cambarunio hesperus Watters, 2018

Cambarunio iris (Lea, 1829)

Cambarunio jonesii (Lea, 1859)

Cambarunio nebulosus (Conrad, 1834)

Cambarunio simus (Lea, 1838)

Cambarunio taeniatus (Conrad, 1834)

Corbicula fluminea (O.F. Müller, 1774)

Corbicula largillierti (Philippi, 1844)

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say, 1829)

Cyclonaias archeri (Frierson, 1905)

Cyclonaias infucata (Conrad, 1834)

Cyclonaias kieneriana (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio asperatus Lea, 1861

Cyclonaias kleiniana (Lea, 1852)

Cyclonaias necki Burlakova, Karatayev, Lopes-Lima & Bogan, 2018

Cyclonaias nodulata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyclonaias petrina (Gould, 1855)

Cyclonaias pustulosa (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio mortoni Conrad, 1835
+ Unio aureus Lea, 1859
+ Unio houstonensis Lea, 1859
+ Unio refulgens Lea, 1868

Cyclonaias succissa (Lea, 1852)

Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyprogenia aberti (Conrad, 1850)

Cyprogenia stegaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis (Lea, 1838)

Disconaias fimbriata (Frierson, 1907)

Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)

Dreissena rostriformis bugensis Andrusov, 1897

Dromus dromas (Lea, 1834)

Ellipsaria lineolata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Elliptio ahenea (Lea, 1843)

Elliptio angustata (Lea, 1831)

Elliptio arca (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio arctata (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio chipolaensis (Walker, 1905)

Elliptio cistellaeformis (Lea, 1863)

Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)

Elliptio congaraea (Lea, 1831)

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)

Elliptio dariensis (Lea, 1842)

Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858)

Elliptio fisheriana (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio folliculata (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio fraterna (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio fumata (Lea, 1857)

Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio icterina (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio lanceolata (Lea, 1828)

Elliptio marsupiobesa Fuller, 1972

Elliptio mcmichaeli Clench & Turner, 1956

Elliptio monroensis (Lea, 1843)

Elliptio nigella (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio occulta (Lea, 1843)

Elliptio producta (Conrad, 1836)

Elliptio pullata (Lea, 1856)

Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857)

Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio shepardiana (Lea, 1834)

Elliptio spinosa (Lea, 1836)

Elliptoideus sloatianus (Lea, 1840)

Epioblasma ahlstedti Jones & Neves, 2010

Epioblasma arcaeformis (Lea, 1831)

Epioblasma aureola Jones & Neves, 2010

Epioblasma biemarginata (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma brevidens (Lea, 1831)

Epioblasma capsaeformis (Lea, 1834)

Epioblasma cincinnatiensis (Lea, 1840)

Epioblasma curtisii (Frierson & Utterback, 1916)

Epioblasma flexuosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma florentina (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma gubernaculum (Reeve, 1865)

Epioblasma haysiana (Lea, 1834)

Epioblasma lenior (Lea, 1842)

Epioblasma lewisii (Walker, 1910)

Epioblasma metastriata (Conrad, 1838)

Epioblasma obliquata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma othcaloogensis (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma penita (Conrad, 1834)

Epioblasma perobliqua (Conrad, 1836)

Epioblasma personata (Say, 1829)

Epioblasma propinqua (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma rangiana (Lea, 1838)

Epioblasma sampsonii (Lea, 1861)

Epioblasma stewardsonii (Lea, 1852)

Epioblasma torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma triquetra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma turgidula (Lea, 1858)

Epioblasma walkeri (Wilson & Clark, 1914)

Eurynia dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia burkei (Walker, 1922)

Fusconaia cerina (Conrad, 1838)

Fusconaia chunii (Lea, 1861)

Fusconaia cor (Conrad, 1834)

Fusconaia cuneolus (Lea, 1840)

Fusconaia escambia Clench & Turner, 1956

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia iheringi (Wright, 1898)

Fusconaia masoni (Conrad, 1834)

Fusconaia mitchelli (Simpson, 1895)

Fusconaia ozarkensis (Call, 1887)

Fusconaia subrotunda (Lea, 1831)

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)

Gonidea angulata (Lea, 1838)

Hamiota altilis (Conrad, 1834)

Hamiota australis (Simpson, 1900)

Hamiota perovalis (Conrad, 1834)

Hamiota subangulata (Lea, 1840)

Hemistena lata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lampsilis abruptus (Say, 1831)

Lampsilis bergmanni Inoue & Randklev, 2020

Lampsilis binominata Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis bracteata (Gould, 1855)

Lampsilis brittsi Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis cariosa (Say, 1817)

Lampsilis dolabraeformis (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis floridensis (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis higginsii (Lea, 1857)

Lampsilis hydiana (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis ornata (Conrad, 1835)

Lampsilis ovata (Say, 1817)

Lampsilis powellii (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791)

Lampsilis rafinesqueana Frierson, 1927

Lampsilis reeveiana (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis satura (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis sietmani Keogh & Simons, 2019

Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823)

Lampsilis splendida (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis straminea (Conrad, 1834)

Lampsilis streckeri Frierson, 1927

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lampsilis virescens (Lea, 1858)

Lasmigona alabamensis Clarke, 1985

Lasmigona complanata (Barnes, 1823)

Lasmigona compressa (Lea, 1829)

Lasmigona costata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lasmigona decorata (Lea, 1852)

Lasmigona etowaensis (Conrad, 1849)

Lasmigona holstonia (Lea, 1838)

Lasmigona subviridis (Conrad, 1835)

Leaunio lienosus (Conrad, 1834)

Leaunio ortmanni (Walker, 1925)

Leaunio pataecus Watters, 2018

Leaunio umbrans (Lea, 1857)

Leaunio vanuxemensis (Lea, 1838)

Lemiox rimosus (Rafinesque, 1831)

Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819)

Margaritifera falcata (Gould, 1850)

Margaritifera hembeli (Conrad, 1838)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Margaritifera marrianae R.I. Johnson, 1983

Medionidus acutissimus (Lea, 1831)

Medionidus conradicus (Lea, 1834)

Medionidus parvulus (Lea, 1860)

Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857)

Medionidus simpsonianus Walker, 1905

Medionidus walkeri (S.H. [sic] Wright, 1897)

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obliquaria reflexa (Rafinesque, 1820) [sic]

Obovaria arkansasensis (Lea, 1862)

Obovaria choctawensis (Athearn, 1964)

Obovaria haddletoni (Athearn, 1964)

Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819)

Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obovaria unicolor (Lea, 1845)

Paetulunio fabalis (Lea, 1831)

Parvaspina collina (Conrad, 1836)

Parvaspina steinstansana (R.I. Johnson & Clarke, 1983)

Pegias fabula (Lea, 1838)

Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827)

Plethobasus cicatricosus (Say, 1829)

Plethobasus cooperianus (Lea, 1834)

Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema athearni Gangloff, Williams & Feminella, 2006

Pleurobema beadleianum (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)

Pleurobema cordatum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema curtum (Lea, 1859)

Pleurobema decisum (Lea, 1831)

Pleurobema fibuloides (Lea, 1859)

Pleurobema georgianum (Lea, 1841)

Pleurobema hanleyianum (Lea, 1852)

Pleurobema hartmanianum (Lea, 1860)

Pleurobema marshalli Frierson, 1927

Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema perovatum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840)

Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857)

Pleurobema riddellii (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema rubellum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema sintoxia (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema stabile (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema strodeanum (B.H. Wright, 1898)

Pleurobema taitianum (Lea, 1834)

Pleurobema verum (Lea, 1861)

Pleuronaia barnesiana (Lea, 1838)

Pleuronaia dolabelloides (Lea, 1840)

Pleuronaia gibber (Lea, 1838)

Popenaias popeii (Lea, 1857)

Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817)

Potamilus amphichaenus (Frierson, 1898)

Potamilus capax (Green, 1832)

Potamilus fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potamilus inflatus (Lea, 1831)

Potamilus leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potamilus metnecktayi R.I. Johnson, 1998

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)

Potamilus streckersoni Smith, Johnson, Inoue, Doyle & Randklev, 2019

Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis (Lea, 1858)

Pseudodontoideus subvexus (Conrad, 1834)

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820)

Ptychobranchus foremanianus (Lea, 1842)

Ptychobranchus greenii (Conrad, 1834)

Ptychobranchus jonesi (van der Schalie, 1934)

Ptychobranchus occidentalis (Conrad, 1836)

Ptychobranchus subtentus (Say, 1825)

Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817)

Pyganodon fragilis (Lamarck, 1819)

Pyganodon gibbosa (Say, 1824)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Pyganodon lacustris (Lea, 1857)

Quadrula couchiana (Lea, 1860)

Quadrula fragosa (Conrad, 1835)

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio apiculatus Say, 1829
+ Unio rumphianus Lea, 1852

Reginaia apalachicola (Williams & Fradkin, 1999)

Reginaia ebenus (Lea, 1831)

Reginaia rotulata (B.H. Wright, 1899)

Sagittunio aldermani Watters, 2018

Sagittunio nasutus (Say, 1817)

Sagittunio subrostratus (Say, 1831)

Sagittunio vaughanianus (Lea, 1838)

Simpsonaias ambigua (Say, 1825)

Sinanodonta beringiana (Middendorff, 1851)

Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834)

Strophitus pascagoulaensis Smith, N.A. Johnson, Pfeiffer & Gangloff, 2018

Strophitus radiatus (Conrad, 1834)

Strophitus undulatus (Say, 1817)

Strophitus williamsi Smith, N.A. Johnson, Pfeiffer & Gangloff, 2018

Theliderma cylindrica (Say, 1817)

Theliderma intermedia (Conrad, 1836)

Theliderma johnsoni Bogan & Lopes-Lima, 2019

Theliderma metanevra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Theliderma sparsa (Lea, 1841)

Theliderma stapes (Lea, 1831)

Toxolasma corvunculus (Lea, 1868)

Toxolasma cylindrellus (Lea, 1868)

Toxolasma lividum Rafinesque, 1831

Toxolasma parvum (Barnes, 1823)

Toxolasma paulum (Lea, 1840)

Toxolasma pullus (Conrad, 1838)

Toxolasma texasiense (Lea, 1857)

Tritogonia nobilis (Conrad, 1854)

Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Truncilla cognata (Lea, 1860)

Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828)

Truncilla macrodon (Lea, 1859)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820

Uniomerus carolinianus (Bosc, 1801)

Uniomerus columbensis (Lea, 1857)

Uniomerus declivis (Say, 1831)

Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say, 1831)

Utterbackia imbecillis (Say, 1829)

Utterbackia peggyae (R.I. Johnson, 1965)

Utterbackia peninsularis Bogan & Hoeh, 1995

Utterbackiana couperiana (Lea, 1840)

Utterbackiana hartfieldorum (Williams, Bogan & Garner, 2009)

Utterbackiana heardi (Gordon & Hoeh, 1995)

Utterbackiana implicata (Say, 1829)

Utterbackiana suborbiculata (Say, 1831)

Venustaconcha constricta (Conrad, 1838)

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836)

Venustaconcha pleasii (Marsh, 1891)

Venustaconcha trabalis (Conrad, 1834)

Venustaconcha troostensis (Lea, 1834)

Villosa amygdalum (Lea, 1843)

Villosa delumbis (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa villosa (B.H. Wright, 1898)

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