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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 | Pleurobemini

genus Plethobasus Simpson, 1900: valid species

Plethobasus cicatricosus (Say, 1829)
7 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Lower Ohio River Basin and Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Plethobasus cooperianus (Lea, 1834)
2 synonyms
Range: Ohio Basin, including the Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: ITS1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820)
8 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Upper Mississippi and Ohio basins, including the Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G3 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Plethobasus aesopiformis (Whitfield, 1903) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range:

Plethobasus biesopoides (Whitfield, 1907) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range:

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