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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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species Rheodreissena xinguana Mansur, Pereira, Pimpão & Sabaj in Mansur et al., 2019: specimens
     1 nominal species

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Rhepdreissena Xingu species 1Geda et al. (2018)
Rheodreissena xinguanaMansur et al. (2019), Ituarte (2020)

Range: Xingu and Tapajos rivers, Amazon Basin, South America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Rio Iriri (Río Amazon - Xingu Dr.) cachoeira Grand do Iriri, Para, Brazil, -3.84231°, -52.73442°


INHS_85703 (lower Volta Grande) Along right bank of major channel, ca. 1 km upstream from cachoeira do Jericoa.

INHS_83130 (lower Volta Grande), downstream of cachoeira Tamaraca, off left bank of large braid of river that parallels BR230 to the N

INHS_79244 10 mi NW Sao Felix do Xingu

INHS_85676 500 m upstream from campsite 8 and iXIN13-EXP1-22, rocky outcrop in main channel

INHS_79148 Cachoeira do Jericoá, Volta Grande

INHS_89567 Rio Xingu, rock pile isolated in main channel, 38 mi W Altimira, Pará, Brazil 29 August 2016

INHS_79143 ca 59 km Altamira; camp 4

INHS_79236 cachoeira Grande do Iriri, ca. 15 km upstream from confluence with rio Xingu

INHS_78888 main channel along right bank at Pimental Dam site, ca. 37 km southeast of Altamira

INHS_79194 main channel along right bank at Pimental Dam site, ca. 37 km southeast of Altamira

INHS_85473 main straight channel running from SSW to NNW

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