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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

Bolotov, I.N., Y.V. Bespalaya, I.V. Vikhrev, O.V. Aksenova, P.E. Aspholm et al. 2015. Taxonomy and distribution of freshwater pearl mussels (Unionoida: Margaritiferidae) of the Russian Far East. PLoS One 10(5): e0122408 (30 pp.).
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Cumberlandia monodonta. — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
Margaritifera auricularia (Spengler, 1793). — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
Margaritifera dahurica (Middendorff, 1850). — Bolotov et al. (2015: 10).
Margaritifera falcata. — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
Margaritifera laevis (Haas, 1910). — Bolotov et al. (2015: 18).
Margaritifera margaritifera. — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
Margaritifera marocana. — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
Margaritifera marrianae. — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
Margaritifera middendorffi (Rosén, 1926). — Bolotov et al. (2015: 14).
Margaritifera togakushiensis Kondo & Kobayashi, 2005. — Bolotov et al. (2015: 2).
Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758). — Bolotov et al. (2015: 7).
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