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

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



Bivalvia | Veneroida

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Cyrenidae: genera

Batissa Gray, 1853 [no freshwater species]
3 generic synonyms | 3 species
Distribution: Indotropical.
*Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
14 generic synonyms | 89 species
Distribution: Nearctic Neotropical Afrotropical Palearctic Indotropical Australasian.
Geloina Gray, 1847 [no freshwater species]
3 generic synonyms | 4 species
Distribution: Palearctic Indotropical.
*Neocorbicula Fischer, 1886
1 genus-level nomen | 5 species
Distribution: Neotropical.
Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820 [no freshwater species]
10 generic synonyms | 14 species
Distribution: Nearctic Neotropical.
Villorita Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833 [no freshwater species]
2 generic synonyms | 3 species
Distribution: Indotropical.
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