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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

Soroka, M. 2010. Characteristics of mitochondrial DNA of unionid bivalves (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae). I. Detection and characteristics of doubly uniparental inheritance (DUI) of unionid mitochondria. Folia Malacologica 18(4): 147-188.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina Linnaeus, 1758. — Soroka (2010: 151).
Anodonta arcaeformis. — Soroka (2010: 178).
Anodonta arcaeformis flavotincta. — Soroka (2010: 178).
Anodonta beringiana. — Soroka (2010: 178).
Anodonta cygnea Linnaeus, 1758. — Soroka (2010: 151).
Pseudanodonta complanata (Rossmässler, 1835). — Soroka (2010: 151).
Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834). — Soroka (2010: 151).
Unio crassus Philippson, 1788. — Soroka (2010: 151).
Unio mancus. — Soroka (2010: 159).
Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758). — Soroka (2010: 151).
Unio tumidus Philippson, 1788. — Soroka (2010: 151).
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