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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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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Amblemini | Reginaia

species Reginaia ebenus (Lea, 1831): specimens
     13 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Fusconaia ebenaGraf & Cummings (2007), Tiemann et al. (2007), Burdick & White (2007), Williams et al. (2008), ..., ITIS (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), IUCN (2012), He & Zhuang (2013)
Reginaia ebenusCampbell & Lydeard (2012), Campbell & Lydeard (2012), Inoue et al. (2013), Williams et al. (2017), ..., Smith et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)
Reginaia ebenaHaag (2012), Pfeiffer et al. (2016), Chase et al. (2018), Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Inoue et al. (2020), Hauck et al. (2023)

Range: Widespread in the Interior Basin as well as the Mobile System, USA. Introduced in China.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Cincinnati, Ohio


Ohio River



Genbank Vouchers


UF_438113 (COI, 16S, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S, SRA) USA, Alabama, Clarke/Monroe County, Alabama River (ARM) 39.2, [2.4 mi. ENE of Choctaw Bluff, AL] (31.36963, -87.727516)

UF_438233-004 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Alabama River, Alabama drainage (31.6039, -87.5497)

UF_438233-003 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Alabama River, Alabama drainage (31.6039, -87.5497)

UAUC_71 (COI, 16S, ND1) Tennessee River, Kentucky Reservoir, RM 88.1, Humpheys Co. TN

ASUMZ_4899 (Fe01_White) (COI, ND1) White River, Monroe Co., AR (34.6812, -91.3145)


UAM3149 (ND1, ITS1)

OSU_1999-0070 (FUEB) (COI)

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