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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

Cyr, F., A. Paquet, A.L. Martel & B. Angers. 2007. Cryptic lineages and hybridization in freshwater mussels of the genus Pyganodon (Unionidae) in northeastern North America. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 1216-1227.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Pyganodon simpsonaia Cyr et al., 2007.
‘Lea’ Cyr et al., 2007, Can. J. Zool.: 1217.
(error for Anodonta simpsoniana Lea, 1861)
= Pyganodon grandis
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta wahlamatensis Lea, 1838. — Cyr et al. (2007: 1221).
Lampsilis ornata (Conrad, 1835). — Cyr et al. (2007: 1221).
Pseudanodonta complanata (Rossmässler, 1835). — Cyr et al. (2007: 1221).
Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817). — Cyr et al. (2007: 1217).
Pyganodon fragilis (Lamarck, 1819). — Cyr et al. (2007: 1217).
Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829). — Cyr et al. (2007: 1217).
Pyganodon simpsonaia [sic] (Lea, 1861). — Cyr et al. (2007: 1217).
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