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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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Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Quadrulini | Quadrulina | Theliderma

species Theliderma metanevra (Rafinesque, 1820): specimens
     11 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Theliderma metanevraGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), Campbell & Lydeard (2012), Williams et al. (2017), ..., Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Neemuchwala et al. (2023), Hopper et al. (2023)
Theliderma tuberosaGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010)
Quadrula metanevraWilliams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Bogan (2010), Boyer et al. (2011), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), Szumowski et al. (2012), McMurray et al. (2012), Inoue et al. (2018)
Quadrula tuberosaITIS (2012)

Range: Widespread in the Interior and Mobile basin, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Cumberland R., Middle Tenn.


Mahoning R., Ohio


Ohio River

Genbank Vouchers


UF_439158 (QmetOhi005) (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S) USA, Ohio, Wood County, Ohio River; Buckley Island backchannel (39.3912312, -81.4209442)

UF_439158 (SRA) USA, Ohio, Wood County, Ohio River; Buckley Island backchannel (39.3912312, -81.4209442)

UAUC_1128 (ND1) Cahaba R., Dallas Co., Alabama

UAUC_145 (COI) Ohio R., Henderson Co., Kentucky

UAUC_954 (ND1) Tennessee R., Hardin Co., Tennessee

UAUC_42 (ND1) Elk R., Limestone Co., Alabama


UA_2446 (QmetTen003) (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S)

Page updated: 10:20:27 Wed 05 Jun 2024

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