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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 ovata (Say, 1817): specimens
     6 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Lampsilis ovataTiemann et al. (2007), Graf & Cummings (2007), Chapman et al. (2008), Williams et al. (2008), ..., Lopes-Lima et al. (2021), Zieritz et al. (2021), Konopleva et al. (2023), Hopper et al. (2023)

Range: Widespread in the Ohio Basin, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



N. Amerika


Genbank Vouchers


UF_438255-6285 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Clinch River, Clinch drainage (36.5793, -83.004)

UF_438257-6291 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Clinch River, Clinch drainage (36.5308, -83.1509)

CIIMAR_BIV1921 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S) U.S.A.

UAUC_108 (COI, 16S) Elk River, fish trap above Hwy 127 near state line, Limestone Co. AL

UAUC_1681 (ND1) Clinch River, near Pendleton Island and Rt. 72 bridge, Ft. Blackmore, Scott Co. VA


BIV1921 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S)

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