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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

Froufe, E., D.V. Gonçalves, A. Teixeira, R. Sousa, S. Varandas et al. 2016. Who lives where? Molecular and morphometric analyses clarify which Unio species (Unionida, Mollusca) inhabit the southwestern Palearctic. Organisms Diversity & Evolution early online: 15 pp.
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Nodularia douglasiae. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Nodularia douglasiae sinuolatus. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio caffer Krauss, 1848. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio crassus. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio durieui. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio elongatulus Pfeiffer, 1825. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio gibbus. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio mancus Lamarck, 1819. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758). — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio ravoisieri Deshayes, 1848. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio tumidiformis. — Froufe et al. (2016).
Unio tumidus. — Froufe et al. (2016).
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