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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

Froufe, E., V. Prié, J. Faria, M. Ghamizi, D.V. Gonçalves et al. 2016. Phylogeny, phylogeography, and evolution in the Mediterranean region: News from a freshwater mussel (Potomida, Unionida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100: 322-332.
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Lamprotula leai (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833). — Froufe et al. (2016: 324).
Leguminaia wheatleyi (Lea, 1862). — Froufe et al. (2016: 324).
Microcondylaea bonellii (A. Ferussac 1827). — Froufe et al. (2016: 324).
Potomida acarnanica (Kobelt, 1879). — Froufe et al. (2016: 326).
Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798). — Froufe et al. (2016: 326).
Potomida semirugata (Lamarck, 1819). — Froufe et al. (2016: 326).
Pronodularia japanensis (Lea, 1859). — Froufe et al. (2016: 324).
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