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Thu 04 Jul 2019

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 custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

For each taxon, information is provided regarding habitat, horizon (Recent unless otherwise listed), and diversity. We are actively working on the Recent freshwater mussels, and those are the taxa for which the data are most complete. For other Recent freshwater bivalves, the information largely follows Graf (2013). For other taxa (e.g., marine, fossil), any content is largely incidental.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Parreysiinae

tribe Coelaturini

genus Coelatura Conrad, 1853: 22 Recent species.
19 generic synonyms | 23 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Nitia Pallary, 1924: 5 Recent species.
1 generic synonym | 5 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Nyassunio Haas, 1936: 2 Recent species.
2 generic synonyms | 2 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Prisodontopsis Tomlin, 1928: 2 Recent species.
5 generic synonyms | 2 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Brazzaea Bourguignat, 1885: 1 Recent species.
3 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Grandidieria Bourguignat, 1885: 1 Recent species.
3 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Moncetia Bourguignat, 1885: 1 Recent species.
2 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Pseudospatha Simpson, 1900: 1 Recent species.
2 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: Afrotropics.

genus Dentaspatharia Modell, 1964: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species

genus Pseudodiplodon Adam, 1957: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 2 valid species

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