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Page last updated
Wed 15 May 2019

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!

For each valid genus, the valid species are listed, Recent taxa first. Click here for the generic synonymy.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Ptychobranchus Simpson, 1900: valid species

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820)
16 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Ohio, Great Lakes and Ozark basins, North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Near Threatened.
Nature Serve: G4G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Ptychobranchus foremanianus (Lea, 1842)
7 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Alabama River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Ptychobranchus greenii (Conrad, 1834)
5 synonyms | 4 specimens
Range: Tombigbee River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Ptychobranchus jonesi (van der Schalie, 1934)
1 synonym
Range: Choctawhatchee and Escambia rivers, Florida and Alabama, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Ptychobranchus occidentalis (Conrad, 1836)
2 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Ozark Plateau, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened.
Nature Serve: G3G4.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Ptychobranchus subtentus (Say, 1825)
6 synonyms
Range: Cumberland Plateau, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened (Ptychobranchus subtentum).
Nature Serve: G2 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Ptychobranchus langeckeri Modell, 1950 (fossil)
1 synonym
Range:

Ptychobranchus subspatulatus (Meek & Hayden, 1857) (Cretaceous)
2 synonyms
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Page updated: 16:04:32 Wed 15 May 2019

 
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