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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 | Lampsilis

species Lampsilis higginsii (Lea, 1857): specimens
     3 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Lampsilis higginsiiGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), ..., Graf & Cummings (2021), Stodola et al. (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)
Lampsilis higginsiHaag (2012)

Range: Upper Mississippi River, lower Ohio and in the Ozarkian Region, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Mississippi River, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa


Muscatine, Iowa


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