Reginaia apalachicola (Williams & Fradkin, 1999)

Apalachicola ebonyshell



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Fusconaia apalachicola Williams & Fradkin, 1999


Transferred to the genus Reginaia by (Campbell & Lydeard, 2012)


Conservation Status


Last record: c. 1350 AD



Alabama, Florida & Georia, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Williams, James D. and Fradkin, Arlene. (1999). Fusconaia apalachicola, a new species of freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from precolumbian archaelogical sites in the Apalachicola basin of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Tulane Stud. Zool. Bot. 31(1): 51-62. [automatic download]


Other references:

Campbell, D. C. and Lydeard, C. (2012). The genera of Pleurobemini (Bivalvia: Unionidae: Ambleminae). American Malacological Bulletin, 30: 19-38.

Graf, Daniel L. and Cummings, Kevin S. (2021). A ‘big data’ approach to global freshwater mussel diversity (Bivalvia: Unionoida), with an updated checklist of genera and species. Journal of Molluscan Studies 87(1): eyaa034.


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