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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.




NOTICE! This version of the MUSSELpdb online is no longer supported or up-to-date. It will be removed from this web site in the summer of 2019.

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Publication Information

Grobler, P.J., J.W. Jones, N.A. Johnson, R.J. Neves & E.M. Hallermen. 2011. Homogeneity at nuclear microsatellite loci masks mitochondrial haplotype diversity in the endangered fanshell pearlymussel (Cyprogenia stegaria). Journal of Heredity 102(2): 196-206.
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Actinonaias ligamentina. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Amblema plicata. — Grobler et al. (2011: 7).
Cyprogenia aberti. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Cyprogenia stegaria (Rafinesque, 1820). — Grobler et al. (2011: 196).
Dromus dromas. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Epioblasma brevidens. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Epioblasma capsaeformis. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Lampsilis cardium. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Lampsilis fasciola. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Lampsilis higginsii. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Lampsilis ovata. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Lampsilis siliquoidea. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Lemiox rimosus. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Ligumia recta. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Medionidus conradicus. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
Potamilus alatus. — Grobler et al. (2011: 199).
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