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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Mycetopodidae

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Mycetopoda d’Orbigny, 1835: species
  View generic synonymy: 5 synonyms

Mycetopoda diluculi Wanner, 1921 [Triassic]
2 synonyms
Distribution: Triassic, North America.
*Mycetopoda legumen (Martens, 1888)
2 synonyms | 52 specimens
Distribution: Widespread in the Paraná System and coastal streams in Uruguay and southern Brazil.
*Mycetopoda pittieri Marshall, 1927
1 species-level nomen | 33 specimens
Distribution: Known only from the Orinoco Basin, Venezuela.
*Mycetopoda siliquosa (Spix & Wagner, 1827)
20 synonyms | 240 specimens
Distribution: Widespread from the Paraná System, South America, north to Guatemala and Nicaragua in Central America.
GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Mycetopoda soleniformis d’Orbigny, 1835
5 synonyms | 42 specimens
Distribution: Paraná and Paraguay rivers, through the upper Amazon Basin of Brazil, Peru and Bolivia.
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