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Page last updated
Thu 07 Mar 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 Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819: valid species

Obovaria arkansasensis (Lea, 1862)
4 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Alabama west to Texas in the Gulf Coastal Plain, and the Ozark Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable (Obovaria jacksoniana).
Nature Serve: GNR.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs 2.

Obovaria choctawensis (Athearn, 1964)
1 synonym
Range: Choctawhatchee System, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, Alabama and Florida. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Near Threatened (Villosa choctawensis).
Nature Serve: G2G3 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Obovaria haddletoni (Athearn, 1964)
1 synonym
Range: Endemic to the Choctawhatchee River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, Alabama. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: GXQ.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820)
13 synonyms | 4 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior and Great Lakes basins, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G4.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819)
8 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Ohio, Cumberland and Tennessee basins, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)
22 synonyms | 8 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Ohio, Cumberland and Tennessee basins as well as the central Great Lakes, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G4.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Obovaria unicolor (Lea, 1845)
4 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Mississippi and Alabama, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened.
Nature Serve: G3.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

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