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Thu 04 Jul 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 Leptodea Rafinesque, 1820: valid species

Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)
15 synonyms | 7 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior, Great Lakes and Gulf Coastal Plain basins, North America. Introduced to the Northern Atlantic Slope. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Extinct (Medionidus mcglameriae), Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Leptodea leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820)
10 synonyms | 4 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Upper Mississippi and Ohio basins, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened.
Nature Serve: G1G2 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase 2.

Leptodea ochracea (Say, 1817)
10 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Widespread on the Atlantic Slope, North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Near Threatened.
Nature Serve: G3G4.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Leptodea wasatchensis (Cockerell, 1914) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Paleocene, North America.

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