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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 | Medionidus

species Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Medionidus penicillatusGraf & Cummings (2007), Anonymous (2008), Williams et al. (2008), Cummings & Graf (2010), ..., Williams et al. (2017), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)

Range: Apalachicola and adjacent rivers, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Flint R., Baker Co., Ga


Flint River, near Albany, Georgia


Genbank Vouchers


UF_441061 (MpenChi002) (ND1)

Page updated: 10:14:46 Wed 05 Jun 2024

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