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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 | Lampsilini

genus Epioblasma Rafinesque, 1831: valid species

Epioblasma ahlstedti Jones & Neves, 2010
2 synonyms
Range: Duck River, Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, Cytb, ITS1, ND1.
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma arcaeformis (Lea, 1831)
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma aureola Jones & Neves, 2010
1 synonym
Range: Tennessee River Basin, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G1T1 (Epioblasma florentina aureola).
Other web site: WoRMs.

Epioblasma biemarginata (Lea, 1857)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Tennessee River Basin, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma brevidens (Lea, 1831)
2 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, Cytb, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma capsaeformis (Lea, 1834)
1 synonym | 3 specimens
Range: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, Cytb, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma cincinnatiensis (Lea, 1840)
2 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: From the Ohio Basin, including the Tennessee, Cumberland, and Green rivers, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: GXQ.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma curtisii Frierson & Utterback in Utterback, 1916
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Ozark Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web site: WoRMs.

Epioblasma flexuosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
5 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Lower Ohio Basin, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma florentina (Lea, 1857)
3 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Cumberland plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G1TX LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population (Epioblasma florentina florentina), G1.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma gubernaculum (Reeve, 1865)
1 synonym | 2 specimens
Range: Tennessee River, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G2TX LE: Listed endangered (Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum).
Other web site: WoRMs.

Epioblasma haysiana (Lea, 1834)
5 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma lenior (Lea, 1842)
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Cumberland and upper Tennessee rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma lewisii (Walker, 1910)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Cumberland and Tennessee rivers, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma metastriata (Conrad, 1838)
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Alabama and Tombigbee river systems, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: GH LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma obliquata (Rafinesque, 1820)
13 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Ohio basin and the central Great Lakes, North America. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G1, G1T1 LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata).
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma othcaloogensis (Lea, 1857)
4 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Upper Alabama basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: GHQ LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma penita (Conrad, 1834)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Lower Alabama and Tombigbee rivers, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma perobliqua (Conrad, 1836)
1 synonym
Range: Ohio River Basin and the Great Lakes, Interior Basin, North America. [Nearctic]
Nature Serve: G1T1 LE: Listed endangered (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua).
Other web site: WoRMs.

Epioblasma personata (Say, 1829)
3 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Lower portions of the Ohio, Wabash and Tennessee rivers, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma propinqua (Lea, 1857)
1 synonym | 2 specimens
Range: Lower Ohio basin and Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma rangiana (Lea, 1838)
4 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Ohio Basin and central Great Lakes, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 5.8S, COI, Cytb, ITS1, ND1.
Nature Serve: G2T2 LE: Listed endangered (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana).
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma sampsonii (Lea, 1862)
1 synonym | 2 specimens
Range: Lower Ohio basin, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma stewardsonii (Lea, 1852)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Tennessee basin, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
13 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Ohio Basin, North America. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G2, G2TX LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa).
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma triquetra (Rafinesque, 1820)
7 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior and Great Lakes basins, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, Cytb, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G3 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma turgidula (Lea, 1858)
5 synonyms | 4 specimens
Range: Disjunct distribution in the Ozark and Cumberland plateaus, USA. [Nearctic]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Nature Serve: GX LE, XN: Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Epioblasma walkeri (Wilson & Clark, 1914)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Cumberland River, Cumberland Plateau, USA. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, Cytb, ITS1, ND1.
Nature Serve: G1T1 LE: Listed endangered (Epioblasma florentina walkeri).
Other web site: WoRMs.

Epioblasma tyrrelli (Russell, 1931) (Cretaceous)
2 synonyms
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

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