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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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Publication Information

Curole, J.P. & T.D. Kocher. 2005. Evolution of a unique mitotype-specific protein-coding extensino of the cytochrome c oxidase II gene in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida). Journal of Molecular Evolution 61: 381-389.
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Amblema plicata. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Anodonta implicata. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Glebula rotundata. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Lampsilis straminea. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Lampsilis teres. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Margaritifera hembeli. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Plectomerus dombeyanus. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Potamilus purpuratus. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Pyganodon grandis. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Quadrula quadrula. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Quadrula refulgens. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
Villosa lienosa. — Curole & Kocher (2005: 384).
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