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Page last updated
Thu 19 Nov 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 | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina | Pyganodon

species Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817): specimens
     19 nominal species as synonyms.

Taxonomic History

Pyganodon cataractaGraf & Cummings (2007), Kneeland & Rhymer (2007), Zanatta et al. (2007), Cyr et al. (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Williams et al. (2011), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), Stanton et al. (2012), Doucet-Beaupré et al. (2012), IUCN (2012), Williams et al. (2014), Inoue et al. (2014), Jones (2015), Williams et al. (2017), Wu et al. (2018), Krebs et al. (2019), Beauchamp et al. (2020)
Pyganodon cataracta marginataWatters et al. (2009)
Anodonta cataractaITIS (2012)
Anodonta cataracta marginataITIS (2012)
Anodonta digonataCampbell & Lydeard (2012)

Range: New Brunswick, Canada south to the Altamaha River, Georgia, USA; and in the Apalachicola River, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


USA

specimen
USNM_86687

Potomac R., near Mt. Vernon, Va.

specimen
ANSP_126522

Stewarts Mill Dam, Union Co., N.C.

specimen
USNM_86572

Potomac R., near chain bridge, D.C.

specimen
USNM_86593

Weldon, Roanoke R., N.C.

specimen
USNM_86600

Macon (Swift Creek), Georgia

 

unknown

specimen
MNHN_MPL_0036

[unknown]

   

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