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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Cumberlandia

species Cumberlandia monodonta (Say, 1829): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Margaritifera monodontaGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), Whelan et al. (2011), Pfeiffer & Graf (2015), ..., Huang et al. (2018), Burzynski & Soroka (2018), Huang et al. (2019), Lor et al. (2020)
Cumberlandia monodontaZhou et al. (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Hoeh et al. (2009), ..., Wu et al. (2022), Jeratthitikul et al. (2022), Hopper et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2023)
Margaritifera (Margaritanopsis) monodontaBolotov et al. (2016)

Range: Widespread but discontinuous distribution in the Interior Basin of eastern North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map





United States; Missouri; St. Louis County; Meramec River at I-44 crossing, north of Times Beach near Eureka


Genbank Vouchers


UAUC_7 (COI, 16S) Clinch River, Tennessee


MCZ_DNA100863 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3)

mrcm3 (mtGenome)

ANSP_341956 (28S)

17bCm (COI)

Page updated: 10:09:40 Wed 05 Jun 2024

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