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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

Lopes-Lima, M., R. Sousa, J. Geist, D.C. Aldridge, R. Araujo et al. 2017. Conservation status of freshwater mussels in Europe: State of the art and future challenges. Biological Reviews 92(1): 572-607.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Anodonta cygnea. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Margaritifera auricularia. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Margaritifera margaritifera. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Microcondylaea bonellii. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Potomida littoralis. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Pseudanodonta complanata. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio crassus. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio delphinus. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio elongatulus. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio gibbus. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio mancus. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio pictorum. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio ravoisieri. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio tumidiformis. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
Unio tumidus. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
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