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Pleurobema  Rafinesque, 1819
Taxonomic Serial No.: 80086

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Aximedia Rafinesque, 1820
    Scalenaria Rafinesque, 1820
    Sintoxia Rafinesque, 1820
    Syntoxia Agassiz, 1846
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2023   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyUnionoidea Rafinesque, 1820  
                               FamilyUnionidae Rafinesque, 1820  
                                  SubfamilyAmbleminae Rafinesque, 1820  
                                     TribePleurobemini Hannibal, 1912  
                                        GenusPleurobema Rafinesque, 1819  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Pleurobema athearni Gangloff, Williams & Feminella, 2006 – Canoe Creek clubshell 
                                           Species Pleurobema beadleianum (Lea, 1861) – Mississippi pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819) – clubshell 
                                           Species Pleurobema cordatum (Rafinesque, 1820) – Ohio pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema curtum (Lea, 1859) – black clubshell, Curtus' mussel 
                                           Species Pleurobema decisum (Lea, 1831) – southern clubshell 
                                           Species Pleurobema fibuloides (Lea, 1859) – highnut, Kusha pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema georgianum (Lea, 1841) – southern pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema hanleyianum (Lea, 1852) – Georgia pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema hartmanianum (Lea, 1860) – Cherokee pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema marshalli Frierson, 1927 – flat pigtoe, Marshall's mussel 
                                           Species Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834) – Tennessee clubshell 
                                           Species Pleurobema perovatum (Conrad, 1834) – ovate clubshell 
                                           Species Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840) – rough pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857) – oval pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema riddellii (Lea, 1862) – Louisiana pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema rubellum (Conrad, 1834) – Warrior pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820) – pyramid pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema sintoxia (Rafinesque, 1820) – round pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema stabile (Lea, 1861) – Coosa pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema strodeanum (B. H. Wright, 1898) – fuzzy pigtoe 
                                           Species Pleurobema taitianum (Lea, 1834) – heavy pigtoe, Judge Tait's mussel 
                                           Species Pleurobema verum (Lea, 1861) – true pigtoe 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site, website (version 08Aug2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2013. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), updated 8 August 2013. MUSSEL Project Web Site,   
  Reference for: Pleurobema   
  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site (2023), website (version 15Nov2023)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Graf, D. L. & K. S. Cummings. 2023. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), accessed 15 Nov 2023. MUSSEL Project Web Site,   
  Reference for: Pleurobema   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pleurobema   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title: A 'big data' approach to global freshwater mussel diversity (Bivalvia: Unionoida), with an updated checklist of genera and species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 87, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-36   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1464-3766   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eyaa034   
  Reference for: Pleurobema   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Pleurobema   

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