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Epioblasma torulosa  (Rafinesque, 1820)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 80337

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Dysnomia sulcata delicata (Simpson, 1900)
 
    Dysnomia torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
 
    Epioblasma torulosa torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
 
    Dysnomia torulosa torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
 
    Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum (Reeve, 1865)
 
    Dysnomia torulosa gubernaculum (Reeve, 1865)
 
    Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Unio perplexus Lea, 1831
 
    Unio gubernaculum Reeve, 1865
 
    Amblema torulosa angulata Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Amblema gibbosa olivacea Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Amblema gibbosa radiata Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Amblema gibbosa difformis Rafinesque, 1820
 
  Common Name(s): tubercled blossom [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPalaeoheterodonta Newell, 1965  
                      OrderUnionoida Stoliczka, 1871  
                         SuperfamilyUnionoidea Rafinesque, 1820  
                            FamilyUnionidae Rafinesque, 1820  
                               SubfamilyAmbleminae Rafinesque, 1820  
                                  TribeLampsilini Ihering, 1901  
                                     GenusEpioblasma Rafinesque, 1831  
                                        SpeciesEpioblasma torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820) – tubercled blossom  
       

 References
       
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  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, http://www.mussel-project.net   
  Reference for: Epioblasma torulosa   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Epioblasma torulosa   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the systematics and global diversity of freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 73, part 4   
  Page(s): 291-314   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0260-1230   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym029   
  Reference for: Epioblasma torulosa   
       
  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  
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  Reference for: Epioblasma torulosa   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, James D., Arthur E. Bogan, and Jeffrey T. Garner  
  Publication Date: 2008   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Freshwater Mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee   
  Page(s): xv + 908   
  Publisher: The University of Alabama Press   
  Publication Place: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8173-1613-2   
  Notes: Sponsored by Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries   
  Reference for: Epioblasma torulosa   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, James D., Melvin L. Warren, Kevin S. Cummings, John L. Harris, and Richard J. Neves  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Conservation status of the freshwater mussels of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fisheries, vol. 18, no. 9   
  Page(s): 6-22   
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  Reference for: Epioblasma torulosa   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Widespread in the Ohio Basin, North America  
 

 

   

 
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