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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 | Lasmigona

species Lasmigona costata (Rafinesque, 1820): specimens
     11 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History

Lasmigona (s.s.) costataGraf & Cummings (2007)
Lasmigona costataZanatta et al. (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Galbraith et al. (2011), Breton et al. (2011), Haag (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), Moyer & Díaz-Ferguson (2012), ITIS (2012), Inoue et al. (2014), Pfeiffer & Graf (2015), Kongim et al. (2015), Jones (2015), Williams et al. (2017), Amaro et al. (2017), Chase et al. (2018), Inoue et al. (2018), Hewitt et al. (2018), Metzger et al. (2018), Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson, and Great Lakes basins, as well as the north Atlantic Slope, North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



L. Pepin, Wisconsin


“Big Bend” (W of waterworks), Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania


Red Cedar R., Chetek, Wis.

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