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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 Pustulosa kleiniana (Lea, 1852): specimens
     3 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Quadrula kleinianaBogan (2010), Williams et al. (2011), Williams et al. (2014)
Rotundaria kleinianaCampbell & Lydeard (2012), Campbell & Lydeard (2012)
Amphinaias kleinianaITIS (2013)
Cyclonaias kleinianaWilliams et al. (2017), Johnson et al. (2018), Lopes-Lima et al. (2019), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)
Pustulosa kleinianaNeemuchwala et al. (2023)

Range: In the Suwannee River Basin of southern Georgia and northern Florida, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Suwanee R., Fla.


Genbank Vouchers


UF_439065 (QkleSuw018) (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S) USA, Florida, Suwannee County, Suwannee River, 3.8 rkm downstream of Branford boat ramp (29.9239, -82.92542)

UF_438023 (QkleSuw013) (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S) USA, Florida, Lafayette County, Suwannee River at Branford, FL, LDB just below spring inflow (29.95472, -82.92897)

UF_438472 (QkleSuw011) (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S) USA, Florida, Union/Alachua County, Santa Fe River on State Hwy 121, S of Worthington Springs (29.92199, -82.42658)

UF_438626 (QkleSuw004) (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S) USA, Florida, Suwannee/Hamilton County, Suwannee River at boat ramp in Suwannee River Music Campground Park off US 129 (30.4064, -82.9484)

UAUC_564 (COI, 16S, ND1) New R., Union/Bradford Co., Florida

UAUC_567 (COI, 16S) New River Suwannee Drainage, Florida

UF_438023 (SRA) USA, Florida, Lafayette County, Suwannee River at Branford, FL, LDB just below spring inflow (29.95472, -82.92897)


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