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Thu 07 Dec 2023

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 cariosa (Say, 1817): specimens
     8 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Lampsilis cariosaGraf & Cummings (2007), Kneeland & Rhymer (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), ..., Inoue et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)

Range: Atlantic Slope from Nova Scotia south to Georgia.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Genbank Vouchers


NEFC_B19-074 (mtGenome)

Page updated: 09:16:14 Thu 07 Dec 2023

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