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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Potamilus

species Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820): specimens
     11 nominal species as synonyms.

Taxonomic History

Potamilus ohiensisGraf & Cummings (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), IUCN (2012), Williams et al. (2017), Marshall et al. (2018), Smith et al. (2019), Inoue et al. (2020)
Leptodea laevissimaITIS (2012)
Proptera laevissimusITIS (2012)

Range: Widespread in the Interior Basin and western Gulf Coastal Plain, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Sangamon River, Lake of the Woods, Mahomet, Champaign Co., Illinois 40.2040° N, 88.3876° W


Cincinnati, Ohio


Page updated: 09:26:59 Wed 02 Sep 2020

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