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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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Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina | Alasmidonta

species Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818: specimens
     11 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginataGraf & Cummings (2007)
Alasmidonta marginataWilliams et al. (2008), Chong et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Hoeh et al. (2009), Jadhav & Jamkhedkar (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Breton et al. (2011), Haag (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), ITIS (2012), Sousa et al. (2014), Inoue et al. (2014), Kongim et al. (2015), Jones (2015), Lopes-Lima et al. (2017), Bolotov et al. (2017), Bolotov et al. (2017), Williams et al. (2017), IUCN (2017), Chase et al. (2018), Inoue et al. (2018), Bolotov et al. (2018), Wu et al. (2018), Huang et al. (2019), Klymus et al. (2020), Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

Range: Widespread in the Interior Basin, including the Great Lakes, USA and Canada. Introduced to the Hudson River via the Erie Canal, although assumed to be native to the Susquehanna.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Susquehanna River, Selins Grove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania


Red Cedar R., Chetek, Wis.


Clinch R., Va.

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