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Page last updated
Wed 11 Sep 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

subfamily Gonideinae

tribe Pseudodontini: 6 genera, 31 Recent species.
Distribition: East Asia, North Eurasia.

tribe Lamprotulini: 6 genera, 24 Recent species.
Distribition: East Asia, North Eurasia.

tribe Gonideini: 6 genera, 17 Recent species.
Distribition: East Asia, North America, North Eurasia.

tribe Chamberlainiini: 3 genera, 4 Recent species.
Distribition: East Asia.

genus Baicalinaia Starobogatov, 1970: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species

genus Ebersininaia Starobogatov, 1970: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species

genus Propotomida Modell, 1964: fossil only.
2 generic synonyms | 1 valid species

genus Rugunio Starobogatov, 1970: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species

genus Sinzowinaia Starobogatov, 1970: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species

genus Sulcopotomida Starobogatov, 1970: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species

Page updated: 11:12:38 Wed 11 Sep 2019

 
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