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Fusconaia apalachicola  Williams & Fradkin, 1999
Taxonomic Serial No.: 906922

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Reginaia apalachicola (Williams & Fradkin, 1999)
  Common Name(s): Apalachicola ebonyshell [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             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  
                                  TribePleurobemini Hannibal, 1912  
                                     GenusFusconaia Simpson, 1900  
                                        SpeciesFusconaia apalachicola Williams & Fradkin, 1999 – Apalachicola ebonyshell  

  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: Fusconaia apalachicola   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, James D. and A. Fradkin  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Fusconaia apalachicola, a new species of freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from precolumbian archeaological sites in the Apalachicola basin of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany, vol. 31, no. 1   
  Page(s): 51-62   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2169-0790   
  Reference for: original description, Apalachicola ebonyshell [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, James D., Arthur E. Bogan, and Jeffrey T. Garner  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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: Fusconaia apalachicola   

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



  Comment: Species fusconaia apalachicola Williams & Fradkin, 1999 is known only as fossils  



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