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Pyganodon grandis  (Say, 1829)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 568179

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Anodonta grandis Say, 1829
    Anodonta grandis grandis Say, 1829
    Anodonta grandis simpsoniana Lea, 1861
    Anodonta grandis corpulenta Cooper, 1834
    Anodonta lugubris Say, 1829
    Anodonta inflata Rafinesque, 1831
    Anodonta stewartiana Lea, 1834
    Symphynota benedictensis Lea, 1834
    Anodonta corpulenta Cooper, 1834
    Anodonta plana Lea, 1834
    Anodonta declivis Conrad, 1834
    Anodonta gigantea Lea, 1838
    Anodonta ovata Lea, 1838
    Anodonta salmonia Lea, 1838
    Anodonta decora Lea, 1838
    Anodonta pepinianus Lea, 1838
    Anodonta harpethensis Lea, 1840
    Anodonta footiana Lea, 1840
    Anodonta maryattana Lea, 1840
    Anodonta globosa Lea, 1841
    Anodonta virens Lea, 1852
    Anodonta linnaeana Lea, 1852
    Anodonta opaca Lea, 1852
    Anodonta lewisii Lea, 1857
    Anodonta danielsii Lea, 1858
    Anodonta gesnerii Lea, 1858
    Anodonta texasensis Lea, 1859
    Anodonta kennicottii Lea, 1861
    Anodonta simpsoniana Lea, 1861
    Anodonta leonensis Lea, 1862
    Anodonta dallasiana Lea, 1863
    Anodonta bealei Lea, 1863
    Anodon subangulata J.G. Anthony, 1865
    Anodon subinflata J.G. Anthony, 1865
    Anodon imbricata J.G. Anthony, 1865
    Anodon micans J.G. Anthony, 1865
    Anodon opalina J.G. Anthony, 1865
    Anodon mcnielii J.G. Anthony, 1866
    Anodon subgibbosa J.G. Anthony, 1866
    Anodon inornata J.G. Anthony, 1866
    Anodon nopalatensis Sowerby, 1867
    Margaron benedictii Lea, 1870
    Anodonta sulcata Küster, 1873
    Anodonta somersii Call, 1880
    Anodonta houghtonensis Currier in DeCamp, 1881
    Anodonta grijalvae Morelet, 1884
    Anodonta tabascensis Morelet, 1884
    Anodonta dakota Frierson, 1910
    Anodonta dakotana Utterback, 1915
    Anodonta inflata viridis Rafinesque, 1831
    Anodonta inflata fuscata Rafinesque, 1831
    Anodonta inflata zonalis Rafinesque, 1831
  Common Name(s): giant floater [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SubfamilyUnioninae Rafinesque, 1820  
                                     TribeAlasmidontini Rafinesque, 1820  
                                        GenusPyganodon Crosse & Fischer, 1894  
                                           SpeciesPyganodon grandis (Say, 1829) – giant floater  

  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: Pyganodon grandis   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0260-1230   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym029   
  Reference for: Pyganodon grandis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parmalee, Paul W. and Arthur E. Bogan   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee   
  Page(s): xii + 328   
  Publisher: The University of Tennessee Press   
  Publication Place: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-57233-013-9   
  Reference for: Pyganodon grandis   
  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: Pyganodon grandis   
  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: Pyganodon grandis   

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



  Comment: Widespread in the Central North America, from Mexico to the Arctic  



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