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Fri 02 Oct 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 | Pleurobemini | Elliptio

species Elliptio marsupiobesa Fuller, 1972: specimens
     1 nominal species as synonyms.

Taxonomic History

Elliptio marsupiobesaGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), Williams et al. (2017)

Range: Cape Fear River, southern Atlantic Slope, North Carolina.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Cape Fear R., 0.1 mi downstream from Carvers Creek, about 3 mi SW of Slocomb, and about 6 mi NNE of Fayetteville, Cumberland Co., N.C.


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