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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 | Lampsilini | Obliquaria

species Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque, 1820: specimens
     7 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Obliquaria reflexaTiemann et al. (2007), Graf & Cummings (2007), Chapman et al. (2008), Williams et al. (2008), ..., Graf & Cummings (2021), Hopper et al. (2023), Hauck et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2023)
Epioblasma phillipsiiWatters et al. (2009)

Range: Widespread in the Interior, Great Lakes and Mobile basins of eastern North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Letart Falls


Alabama R., Ala


Wabash R., Indiana

Genbank Vouchers


UF_438246-6265 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Ohio River, Ohio drainage (39.0953, -84.5081)

UF_438940-6910 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Neches River, Neches drainage (31.9456, -95.4446)

UAUC_2508 (COI, 16S, ND1) Coosa River, 2.7 mi downstream of Jordan Dam, Elmore Co. AL

UAUC_19 (COI, 16S, ND1) Cahaba R., Bibb Co., Alabama

UF_441254 (COI) USA, Texas, Smith/Wood County, Sabine River, Hwy 14, S of Hawkins, TX, collected from a riffle 200m downstream from bridge crossing (32.5573098, -95.2056386)

UF_438940 (SRA) USA, Texas, Anderson/Cherokee County, Neches River @ CR335 (31.945598, -95.444602)


ANSP_A12722 (28S)

ANSP_397247 (28S)

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