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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 Elliptoideus sloatianus (Lea, 1840): specimens
     8 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Elliptoideus sloatianusGraf & Cummings (2007), Anonymous (2008), Williams et al. (2008), Cummings & Graf (2010), ..., Smith et al. (2020), FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)

Range: Apalachicola, Ochlockonee, and Chipola rivers, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Chattahoochee River, Georgia


Flint River, Ga.


Genbank Vouchers


UF_441118 (COI, 16S, ND1, 28S, ITS1) USA, Georgia, Baker County, Flint River just upstream from confluence with Ichawaynochaway Creek on west bank (right descending) (31.17128, -84.45537)

Mp_2660_Eslo (COI, 16S, ND1) Appalachicola River, Gadsden Co. FL

Mp_2659_EsloaN (ND1) Apalachicola R., Gadsden Co., Florida

UF_440850 (SRA) USA, Florida, Liberty County, Ochlockonee river 2.3 river km upstream from the Silver Lake Landing boat ramp (30.06575, -84.62756)


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