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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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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Obliquaria

species Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque, 1820: specimens
     7 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History

Obliquaria reflexaGraf & Cummings (2007), Chapman et al. (2008), Williams et al. (2008), Chapman et al. (2008), Serb & Barnhart (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Hoeh et al. (2009), Jadhav & Jamkhedkar (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Haag (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), ITIS (2012), Campbell & Lydeard (2012), Szumowski et al. (2012), Roe (2013), Chong et al. (2016), Williams et al. (2017), IUCN (2017), Inoue et al. (2018), Marshall et al. (2018), Porto-Hannes et al. (2019), Huang et al. (2019), Burlakova et al. (2019), Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Epioblasma phillipsiiWatters et al. (2009)

Range: Widespread in the Interior, Great Lakes and Mobile basins of eastern North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Letart Falls


Alabama R., Ala


Wabash R., Indiana

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