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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Margaritifera

species Margaritifera falcata (Gould, 1850): specimens
     3 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Margaritifera falcataGraf & Cummings (2007), Chong et al. (2009), Araujo et al. (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), ..., Wu et al. (2022), Jeratthitikul et al. (2022), Pavan-Kumar et al. (2022), Hopper et al. (2023)
Margaritifera falcateCummings & Graf (2010)
Margaritifera (s.s.) falcataBolotov et al. (2016)

Range: Pacific drainages from California north to Alaska, western North America; also from the upper Missouri River in Montana.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Walla Walla, Wash. Ter.


Genbank Vouchers


MCZ_DNA100699 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3)

MCZ_DNA100844 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3)

MCZ_DNA100670 (COI, 28S, 18S, H3)

MCZ_DNA100671 (28S, 18S, H3)

ANSP_339339 (28S)

biv 299/10 (mtGenome)


Page updated: 09:17:03 Thu 07 Dec 2023

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