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Fri 07 Aug 2020

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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Venustaconcha

species Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836): specimens
     4 nominal species as synonyms.

Taxonomic History

Venustaconcha ellipsiformisZanatta & Murphy (2007), Graf & Cummings (2007), Chapman et al. (2008), Chapman et al. (2008), Chakrabarti et al. (2009), Watters et al. (2009), Breton et al. (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Soroka & Burzynski (2010), Soroka (2010), Bogan (2010), Breton et al. (2011), Plazzi et al. (2011), Haag (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), IUCN (2012), Chen et al. (2012), ITIS (2012), Campbell & Lydeard (2012), Huang et al. (2013), Zanatta & Harris (2013), Gangloff et al. (2013), Soroka & Burzynski (2014), Xue et al. (2015), Froufe et al. (2015), Lane et al. (2016), Mitchell et al. (2016), Fonseca et al. (2016), Zhou et al. (2016), Wu et al. (2016), Guerra et al. (2017), Burzynski et al. (2017), Williams et al. (2017), Amaro et al. (2017), Lopes-Lima et al. (2017), Wen et al. (2017), Wang et al. (2018), Chase et al. (2018), Burzynski & Soroka (2018), Aunins et al. (2018), Wang et al. (2018), Renaut et al. (2018), Soroka & Burzynski (2018), Huang et al. (2018), Huang et al. (2019), Wu et al. (2019), Froufe et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019), Fukata & Iigo (2020), Wu et al. (2020)
Actinonaias ellipsiformisITIS (2012)
V. ellipsiformisSheng et al. (2014)
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis ellipsiformisWatters (2018)

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

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


USA

specimen
USNM_84982

Rock R., Wis

specimen
ANSP_42114

Michigan

specimen
USNM_84971

Potosi, Missouri

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