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Thu 07 Dec 2023

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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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina

genus Platynaias Walker, 1918: valid species
     2 nominal genera as synonyms | Cladomics

Platynaias compressa (Lea, 1829)
7 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior, Nelson, and Great Lakes basins, as well as the northern Atlantic Slope, North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Lasmigona compressa).
Nature Serve: G5 (Lasmigona compressa).
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase 2.

Platynaias decorata (Lea, 1852)
3 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Pee Dee and Wateree-Santee basins, southern Atlantic Slope basins, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered (Lasmigona decorata).
Nature Serve: G1 Endangered (Lasmigona decorata).
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Platynaias subviridis (Conrad, 1835)
13 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Disjunct distribution in the upper Ohio and Atlantic Slope basins, from the Hudson River south to South Carolina, as well as the Apalachicola River, USA. Introduced to the Great Lakes via the Erie Canal. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ITS1, ND1, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Lasmigona subviridis).
Nature Serve: G3 (Lasmigona subviridis).
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

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