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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 heardi (Gordon & Hoeh, 1995): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Utterbackia heardiGraf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010)
Anodonta heardiZanatta et al. (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Bogan (2010), Williams et al. (2011), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), Williams et al. (2014), Smith et al. (2018)
Utterbackiana heardiWilliams et al. (2017), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021), Hopper et al. (2023), Whelan et al. (2023)

Range: Apalachicola and Ochlockonee rivers, Florida and Georgia, USA.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


UMMZ_253324 Apalachicola River, approximately 9.7 km north of Blountstown at Ocheesee Landing, Calhoun County, Florida.

Genbank Vouchers


UF_438379.006 (COI, ND1, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S) USA, Florida, Gulf/Liberty Cos., Apalachicola River at river mile 41.1 (30.12246, -85.14376)


Mp_4287_AheaApa006 (COI, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

Ahea_Apa005HCO1583GAA004 (COI)

Ahea_Apa003HCO1583GAA004 (COI)

Ahea_Apa002HCO1583GAA004 (COI)

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