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Fri 02 Sep 2022

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!

For each valid genus, the valid species are listed, Recent taxa first.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Potamilus Rafinesque, 1818: valid species
     25 nominal genera as synonyms | Cladomics

Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817)
5 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson, and Great Lakes basins, North America. Introduced to the Hudson River on the Atlantic Slope and to China. [East Asia, North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA, mtGenome, mtGenome M-type.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase 2.

Potamilus amphichaenus (Frierson, 1898)
1 synonym | 2 specimens
Range: Texas, western Gulf Coastal Plain. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1G3.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus capax (Green, 1832)
3 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Rare on the Ozark Plateau, Upper Mississippi and Ohio basins, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Nature Serve: G2 Endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)
15 synonyms | 7 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior, Great Lakes and Gulf Coastal Plain basins, North America. Introduced to the Northern Atlantic Slope. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
IUCN Red List: Extinct (Medionidus mcglameriae), Least Concern (Leptodea fragilis).
Nature Serve: G5 (Leptodea fragilis).
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus inflatus (Lea, 1831)
3 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Mobile Basin, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1G2Q Threatened.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820)
10 synonyms | 4 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Upper Mississippi and Ohio basins, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Lower Risk/near threatened (Leptodea leptodon).
Nature Serve: G1G2 Endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus metnecktayi R.I. Johnson, 1998
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Rio Grande Basin, Tamaulipas, Mexico. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
Nature Serve: G1.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820)
12 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior Basin and western Gulf Coastal Plain, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)
11 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Western Gulf Coastal Plain and Ozark Plateau, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type, ITS1, ND1, SRA.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Potamilus streckersoni Smith, Johnson, Inoue, Doyle & Randklev, 2019
1 synonym
Range: Endemic to the Brazos River, western Gulf Coastal Plain, Texas. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1, ND1, SRA, mtGenome, mtGenome M-type.
Nature Serve: GNR.
Other web site: MolluscaBase.

Potamilus wasatchensis (Cockerell, 1914) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Paleocene, North America.

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