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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 | Amblemini

genus Amblema Rafinesque, 1820: valid species

Amblema elliottii (Lea, 1856)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Coosa River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G3.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Apalachicola and Chipola basins, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ITS1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)
30 synonyms | 14 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson and Great Lakes basins, as well as streams of the Gulf Coastal Plain, North America. Introduced in China. [Nearctic, Indotropical]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs 2.

Amblema baueri (Stanton, 1916) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Amblema cretacollis (Maury, 1902) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Oligocene, North America.

Amblema goniambonatus (White, 1877) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Amblema gonionotus (White, 1876) (Cretaceous)
2 synonyms
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Amblema nebrascensis (Meek, 1870) (Cretaceous)
2 synonyms
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Amblema porcata (MacNeil, 1935) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, North America.

Amblema reesidei (Stanton, 1916) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Amblema rugicosta (MacNeil, 1935) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, North America.

Amblema trigoniaformis (Maury, 1902) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Oligocene, North America.

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