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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 | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina | Utterbackiana

species Utterbackiana suborbiculata (Say, 1831): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Utterbackia suborbiculataGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010)
Anodonta suborbiculataZanatta et al. (2007), Tiemann et al. (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), ..., Williams et al. (2014), Pfeiffer et al. (2016), Smith et al. (2018), Marshall et al. (2018)
Pyganodon grandis grandisWatters et al. (2009)
Utterbackiana suborbiculataWilliams et al. (2017), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023), Whelan et al. (2023)

Range: Widespread in the Interior Basin and rivers draining to the Gulf of Mexico, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


type_locality_mp_004 Ponds near the Wabash

type_locality_mp_005 Sciota R. (Ohio)

Genbank Vouchers


MMNS_10163 (COI, ITS1, 5.8S)

JBFMC_9521_1 (COI)

Page updated: 10:21:18 Wed 05 Jun 2024

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