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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!

This page reports the specimens in the MUSSELpdb and provides a map if geocodes are known. The taxonomic history reports the record of different names and combinations that have been applied to this species (and its synonyms) since 2007.

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Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina | Lasmigona

species Lasmigona compressa (Lea, 1829): specimens
     7 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History

Lasmigona (Platynaias) compressaGraf & Cummings (2007)
Lasmigona compressaZanatta et al. (2007), Chong et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Hoeh et al. (2009), Jadhav & Jamkhedkar (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Breton et al. (2011), Whelan et al. (2011), Haag (2012), Moyer & Díaz-Ferguson (2012), ITIS (2012), Huang et al. (2013), Pfeiffer & Graf (2013), Inoue et al. (2014), Xue et al. (2015), Mitchell et al. (2016), Fonseca et al. (2016), Zhou et al. (2016), Lopes-Lima et al. (2017), Bolotov et al. (2017), Bolotov et al. (2017), Guerra et al. (2017), Williams et al. (2017), Amaro et al. (2017), Lopes-Lima et al. (2017), Soroka & Burzynski (2017), Wang et al. (2018), Chase et al. (2018), Inoue et al. (2018), Wang et al. (2018), Cha et al. (2018), Bolotov et al. (2018), Huang et al. (2018), Wu et al. (2018), Huang et al. (2019), Wu et al. (2019), Guerra et al. (2019), Froufe et al. (2019), Wu et al. (2020), Sano et al. (2020), Chen et al. (2020), Riccardi et al. (2020), Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson, and Great Lakes basins, as well as the northern Atlantic Slope, North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



small brook in Middlebury, Vermont


Yellow Cr., Cincinnati, Ohio


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