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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 Potamilus Rafinesque, 1818: valid species

Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817)
5 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson, and Great Lakes basins, North America. Introduced to the Hudson River on the Atlantic Slope and to China. [East Asia, North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, ND1, mtGenome, mtGenome M-type.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus amphichaenus (Frierson, 1898)
1 synonym | 2 specimens
Range: Texas, western Gulf Coastal Plain. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1G2.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus capax (Green, 1832)
3 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Rare on the Ozark Plateau, Upper Mississippi and Ohio basins, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Nature Serve: G2 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus inflatus (Lea, 1831)
3 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Mobile Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1G2Q LT: Listed threatened.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus largillierti (Philippi, 1847)
1 synonym | 5 specimens
Range: Yucatan, Mexico. [Central America]
Other web site: ITIS.

Potamilus metnecktayi R.I. Johnson, 1998
2 synonyms | 11 specimens
Range: Rio Grande Basin, Tamaulipas, Mexico. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820)
11 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior Basin and western Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)
11 synonyms | 4 specimens
Range: Western Gulf Coastal Plain and Ozark Plateau, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus rovirosai (Pilsbry, 1900)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Tabasco, Mexico. [Central America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

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

 
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