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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

Chong, J.P., J.L. Harris & K.J. Roe. 2016. Incongruence between mtDNA and nuclear data in the freshwater mussel genus Cyprogenia (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and its impact on species delineation. Ecology and Evolution 6(8): 2439-2452.
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Species Described
Lampsilis ornate Xue et al., 2015.
Xue et al., 2015, mtDNA: [2].
Wu et al., 2016, mtDNA: [2].
Chong et al., 2016, Ecol. & Evol.: Table S2.
Zhou et al., 2017, Conserv. Genet. Resour.: 235.
(error for Unio ornatus Conrad, 1835)
= Lampsilis ornata
Taxonomic Opinions
Actinonaias ligamentina. — Chong et al. (2016).
Amblema plicata. — Chong et al. (2016).
Cyprogenia aberti (Conrad, 1850). — Chong et al. (2016: 2439).
Cyprogenia stegaria (Rafinesque, 1820). — Chong et al. (2016: 2439).
Dromus dromas. — Chong et al. (2016).
Epioblasma brevidens. — Chong et al. (2016).
Epioblasma capsaeformis. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lampsilis cariosa. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lampsilis fasciola. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lampsilis higginsii. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lampsilis ornate [sic]. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lampsilis ovata. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lampsilis siliquoidea. — Chong et al. (2016).
Lemiox rimosus. — Chong et al. (2016).
Ligumia recta. — Chong et al. (2016).
Medionidus conradicus. — Chong et al. (2016).
Obliquaria reflexa. — Chong et al. (2016).
Potamilus alatus. — Chong et al. (2016).
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris. — Chong et al. (2016).
Villosa iris. — Chong et al. (2016).
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