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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 | Pleurobemini

genus Pleurobema Rafinesque, 1819: valid species

Pleurobema athearni Gangloff, Williams & Feminella, 2006
2 synonyms
Range: Endemic to Canoe Creek in the Coosa Basin, Alabama. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema beadleianum (Lea, 1861)
4 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Western Gulf Coastal Plain, from Mississippi to Texas. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G3.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)
17 synonyms | 8 specimens
Range: Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, Upper Mississippi and Lake Erie basins, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered, Extinct (Pleurobema bournianum).
Nature Serve: G1G2 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema cordatum (Rafinesque, 1820)
6 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Widespread in Ohio Basin, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 28S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened.
Nature Serve: G4.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema curtum (Lea, 1859)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Tombigbee Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, Alabama and Mississippi. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: GH LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema decisum (Lea, 1831)
9 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Mobile Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered, Critically Endangered (Pleurobema chattanoogaense).
Nature Serve: G2 LE: Listed endangered, G1Q (Pleurobema chattanoogaense).
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema fibuloides (Lea, 1859)
3 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Coosa River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema georgianum (Lea, 1841)
7 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Coosa River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered, Extinct (Pleurobema nucleopsis), Extinct (Pleurobema troschelianum).
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema hanleyianum (Lea, 1852)
4 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Alabama River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema hartmanianum (Lea, 1860)
2 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Coosa River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema marshalli Frierson, 1927
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Tombigbee River, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: GX LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834)
24 synonyms | 16 specimens
Range: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Nature Serve: G2G3.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema perovatum (Conrad, 1834)
13 synonyms | 10 specimens
Range: Mobile Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Extinct, Extinct (Pleurobema flavidulum), Extinct (Pleurobema johannis).
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840)
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Widespread in the large-stream portions of the Interior Basin, from the Cumberland Plateau west to Kansas, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857)
10 synonyms | 8 specimens
Range: From the Apalachicola Basin in the Gulf Coastal Plain to peninsular Florida, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G2 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema riddellii (Lea, 1862)
3 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Louisiana and Texas, western Gulf Coastal Plain. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened.
Nature Serve: G1G2.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema rubellum (Conrad, 1834)
6 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Mobile Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered, Extinct (Pleurobema avellanum), Critically Endangered (Pleurobema furvum), Extinct (Pleurobema hagleri).
Nature Serve: G1G2Q LE: Listed endangered (Pleurobema furvum), G1G2.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820)
12 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Widespread in the large-stream portions of the Interior Basin, from the Cumberland Plateau west perhaps to Nebraska, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened.
Nature Serve: G2G3.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema sintoxia (Rafinesque, 1820)
25 synonyms | 8 specimens
Range: Widespread in the upper Mississippi River drainage and the Great Lakes, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 28S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G4G5.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema stabile (Lea, 1861)
2 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Coosa River, Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Extinct (Pleurobema murrayense).
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema strodeanum (B.H. Wright, 1898)
2 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Alabama and western Florida, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Nature Serve: G2G3 LT: Listed threatened.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema taitianum (Lea, 1834)
5 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Mobile Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema verum (Lea, 1861)
2 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Black Warrior and Cahaba rivers, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, Alabama. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Pleurobema alixus (Dall, 1913) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Pliocene, North America.

Pleurobema cryptorhynchus (White, 1877) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range:

Pleurobema dowlingi (McLearn, 1919) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range:

Pleurobema dyeri Russell, 1967 (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range:

Pleurobema humei (Dyer, 1930) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range:

Pleurobema proavitus (White, 1877) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range:

Pleurobema propheticus (White, 1876) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Pleurobema stewardi (White, 1876) (Jurassic)
2 synonyms
Range: Jurassic, North America.

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