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Thu 07 Sep 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!

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 | Platynaias

species Platynaias compressa (Lea, 1829): specimens
     7 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Lasmigona (Platynaias) compressaGraf & Cummings (2007)
Lasmigona compressaZanatta et al. (2007), Tiemann et al. (2007), Chong et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), ..., Dai et al. (2023), Whelan et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2023), Chen et al. (2023)

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

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



small brook in Middlebury, Vermont


Yellow Cr., Cincinnati, Ohio


Page updated: 10:09:57 Thu 07 Sep 2023

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