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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 | Ligumia

species Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819): specimens
     10 nominal species as synonyms.

Taxonomic History

Ligumia rectaGraf & Cummings (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Hoeh et al. (2009), Jadhav & Jamkhedkar (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Grobler et al. (2011), Haag (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), ITIS (2012), Szumowski et al. (2012), Gangloff et al. (2013), Sousa et al. (2014), Jones (2015), Chong et al. (2016), Williams et al. (2017), IUCN (2017), Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019)
Ptychobranchus fasciolarisWatters et al. (2009)
Ligumia latissimaITIS (2012)

Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson, Great Lakes and eastern Gulf Coastal Plain basins, North America. Introduced to the Atlantic Slope via the Erie Canal.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


USA

specimen
USNM_25247

Detroit R., Michigan

specimen
ANSP_20212

Ohio River

specimen
MNHN_MPL_0016

Habite le Lac EriƩ. Michaud. [Lives in Lake Erie. Michaud]

specimen
ANSP_42392

Huron River, Mich.

   

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