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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 | Pleurobemini | Pleurobema

species Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Pleurobema plenumGraf & Cummings (2007), Burdick & White (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), ..., Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)
Pleurobema (Sintoxia) plenaCampbell & Lydeard (2012)
Pleurobema (Sintoxia) plenumBurlakova et al. (2012)

Range: Large-stream segments of the Interior Basin, from the Cumberland Plateau west perhaps to Kansas, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Cincinnati, Ohio


Genbank Vouchers


Ppln_01_TN_CR (COI)

Ppln_03_TN_CR (COI)

Page updated: 11:39:39 Wed 22 Nov 2023

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