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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the search fields. Either way, you win!

Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.




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5 valid species match your search criterion

*Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)
19 synonyms | 611 specimens
Distribution: Queensland to Southern Australia, eastern Australia.
GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Velesunio angasi (Sowerby, 1867)
7 synonyms | 303 specimens
Distribution: Queensland west to Western Australia, northern Australia.
GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865)
6 synonyms | 44 specimens
Distribution: Tasmania.
Red List Status: Near Threatened.
*Velesunio sentaniensis (Haas, 1924)
1 species-level nomen | 25 specimens
Distribution: New Guinea.
*Velesunio wilsonii (Lea, 1859)
5 synonyms | 243 specimens
Distribution: Northern Australia from New South Wales and Queensland west to Western Australia, and New Guinea.
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