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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 | Lampsilini | Truncilla

species Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828): specimens
     6 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Truncilla donaciformisTiemann et al. (2007), Graf & Cummings (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), ..., Inoue et al. (2020), FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)
Truncilla dociformesHauck et al. (2023)

Range: Widespread in the Interior and Great Lakes basins, also present in the western Gulf Coastal Plain, North America.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Cincinnati, Ohio


Cincinnati, Ohio


Genbank Vouchers


UF_439324 (SRA) USA, Louisiana, Livingston Parish, Amite River (30.42666, -90.98211)


JBFMC8101.1 Tdon_NEC04 (COI)

ASUMZ1346 Tdon_OUA04 (COI)

NCSM_45887 Tdon_TEN04 (COI)

JBFMC8621.1 Tdon_RED09 (COI)

JBFMC8101.2 Tdon_NEC05 (COI)

JBFMC9560.1 TdonNec005 (COI)

JBFMC8567.2 Tdon_RED03 (COI)

JBFMC8644.1 Tdon_RED10 (COI)

NCSM_45887 Tdon_TEN03 (COI)

JBFMC9560.3 TdonNec007 (COI)

JBFMC8567.5 Tdon_RED06 (COI)

JBFMC8644.2 Tdon_RED11 (COI)

JBFMC9560.5 TdonNec009 (COI)

ASUMZ1346 Tdon_OUA03 (COI)

NCSM_45887 Tdon_TEN06 (COI)

JBFMC9511.1 TdonNec003 (COI)

JBFMC8028.2 Tdon_NEC02 (COI)

JBFMC8567.3 Tdon_RED04 (COI)

NCSM_45887 Tdon_TEN07 (COI)

ASUMZ1346 Tdon_OUA01 (COI)

ASUMZ1346 Tdon_OUA05 (COI)

JBFMC8028.1 Tdon_NEC01 (COI)

ASUMZ1346 Tdon_OUA02 (COI)

NCSM_45887 Tdon_TEN08 (COI)

JBFMC9560.2 TdonNec006 (COI)

JBFMC8564.1 Tdon_RED01 (COI)

ASUMZ1347 Tdon_OUA06 (COI)

NCSM_45887 Tdon_TEN05 (COI)

JBFMC9560.4 TdonNec008 (COI)

Page updated: 11:42:41 Wed 22 Nov 2023

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