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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 | Amblemini | Plectomerus

species Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes in Humboldt & Bonpland, 1827): specimens
     9 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Plectomerus dombeyanusGraf & Cummings (2007), Chapman et al. (2008), Williams et al. (2008), Chapman et al. (2008), ..., FMCS (2021), Stodola et al. (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)

Range: Gulf Coastal Plain of eastern North America, from the Mobile Basin west to eastern Texas, and northward in the Interior Basin to Tennessee.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Lake St. Joseph, Mis.


Lake Charles, La


Lake Charles, La.

Genbank Vouchers


UF_438823-018 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Sabine River, Sabine drainage (30.3598, -93.7513)

UF_438973-7009 (COI, ND1, 28S, ITS1, 5.8S) Big Cypress Bayou, Red drainage (32.7399, -94.4417)

UAUC_2536 (COI, 16S, ND1, ITS1) Coosa River, 2.7 mi downstream of Jordan Dam, Elmore Co. AL

UAUC_52 (ND1) Black Warrior R., Hale Co., Alabama

UF_438655 (SRA) USA, Alabama, Baldwin County, Tensaw Lake about 3 air miles WNW of Vaughn (31.04855, -87.8947)


Page updated: 07:12:41 Thu 04 Apr 2024

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