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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

Huff, S.W., D. Campbell, D.L. Gustafson, C. Lydeard, C.R. Altaba & G. Giribet. 2004. Investigations into the phylogenetic relationships of freshwater pearl mussels (Bivalvia: Margaritiferidae) based on molecular data: implications for their taxonomy and biogeography. Journal of Molluscan Studies 70: 379-388.
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Species Described
Margaritifera laevis Huff et al., 2004.
Huff et al., 2004, J. Moll. Studies: 381.
(error for Ptychorhynchus laevis Haas, 1910)
= Margaritifera middendorffi
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta sp.. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Cumberlandia monodonta. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Dahurinaia dahurica. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Lampsilis cardium. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Margaritifera auricularia. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Margaritifera falcata. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Margaritifera laevis. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Margaritifera margaritifera. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Margaritifera marrianae. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
Potomida littoralis. — Huff et al. (2004: 381).
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