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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 | Pleurobemini | Pleurobema

species Pleurobema rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820): specimens
     13 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Pleurobema rubrumGraf & Cummings (2007), Tiemann et al. (2007), Burdick & White (2007), Campbell et al. (2008), ..., Inoue et al. (2018), Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021)
Pleurobema (Sintoxia) rubrumCampbell & Lydeard (2012), Burlakova et al. (2012)
Pleurobema pyramidatumITIS (2012)

Range: Large-stream segments of the Interior Basin, from the Cumberland Plateau west perhaps to Nebraska, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Ohio River




[no locality available - North America]


Genbank Vouchers

UAUC_2719 (COI, ND1) Duck River, Venable Spring, Marshall Co. TN.

UAUC_3229 (COI, ND1).

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