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Potamilus  Rafinesque, 1818
Taxonomic Serial No.: 80281

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Proptera Rafinesque, 1819
 
    Lastena Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Metaptera Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Symphynota Lea, 1829
 
    Naidea Swainson, 1840
 
    Limnadea Agassiz, 1846
 
    Stenelasma Herrmannsen, 1849
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 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  
                                     GenusPotamilus Rafinesque, 1818  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817) – pink heelsplitter 
                                        Species Potamilus amphichaenus (Frierson, 1898) – Texas heelsplitter 
                                        Species Potamilus capax (Green, 1832) – fat pocketbook 
                                        Species Potamilus inflatus (Lea, 1831) – Alabama heelsplitter, inflated heelsplitter 
                                        Species Potamilus largillierti (Philippi, 1847)  
                                        Species Potamilus metnecktayi R.I. Johnson, 1998  
                                        Species Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820) – pink papershell 
                                        Species Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) – bleufer 
                                        Species Potamilus rovirosai (Pilsbry, 1900)  
       

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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: Potamilus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  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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