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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

Prie, V., N. Puillandre & P. Bouchet. 2012. Bad taxonomy can kill: molecular reevaluation of Unio mancus Lamarck, 1819 (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and its accepted subspecies. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 405: 08.
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Margaritifera auricularia (Spengler, 1793). — Prie et al. (2012: 08p7).
Unio crassus Philippson in Retzius, 1788. — Prie et al. (2012: 08p7).
Unio elongatulus C. Pfeiffer, 1825. — Prie et al. (2012: 08p6).
Unio mancus mancus Lamarck, 1819. — Prie et al. (2012: 08p4).
Unio mancus requienii Michaud, 1831. — Prie et al. (2012: 08p5).
Unio mancus turtonii Payraudeau, 1826. — Prie et al. (2012: 08p5).
Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758). — Prie et al. (2012: 08p4).
Unio tumidus Philippson in Retzius, 1788. — Prie et al. (2012: 08p7).
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