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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., M. Lopes-Lima, N. Riccardi, S. Zaccara, S. Vanetti et al. 2017. Lifting the curtain on the freshwater mussel diversity of the Italian Peninsula and Croatian Adriatic coast. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 3255-3274.
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Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Anemina arcaeformis. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3265).
Anodonta anatina. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Anodonta beringiana. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3265).
Anodonta cygnea. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Anodonta exulcerata (Porro, 1838). — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Cristaria plicata. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3265).
Margaritifera margaritifera. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Microcondylaea bonellii. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Potomida littoralis. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Sinanodonta lucida. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3265).
Sinanodonta woodiana. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Unio elongatulus. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Unio mancus. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
Unio pictorum. — Froufe et al. (2017: 3266).
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