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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 | Lemiox

species Lemiox rimosus (Rafinesque, 1831): specimens
     3 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History

Lemiox rimosusGraf & Cummings (2007), Chapman et al. (2008), Williams et al. (2008), Chapman et al. (2008), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Grobler et al. (2011), Breton et al. (2011), Haag (2012), IUCN (2012), ITIS (2012), Campbell & Lydeard (2012), Campbell & Lydeard (2012), Jones (2015), Chong et al. (2016), Williams et al. (2017), Chase et al. (2018), Inoue et al. (2018), Burlakova et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019), Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

Range: Endemic to the Tennessee River System, above Muscle Shoals, eastern North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



United States: Tennessee: Duck River


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