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Wed 01 Dec 2021

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.

Search the database pages:

Bivalvia | Unionoida | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Hyriinae

tribe HYRIDELLINI McMichael, 1956 (1934)
     4 nominal tribes as synonyms | cladomics

genus Hyridella Swainson, 1840: 7 Recent species.
9 generic synonyms | 10 valid species | cladomics
Distribution: Australasia.

genus Cucumerunio Iredale, 1934: 1 Recent species.
3 generic synonyms | 1 valid species | cladomics
Distribution: Australasia.

genus Virgus Simpson, 1900: 1 Recent species.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species | cladomics
Distribution: Australasia.

genus Megalovirgus Hocknull, 2000: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 3 valid species | cladomics

genus Mesohyridella McMichael, 1957: fossil only.
1 generic synonym | 1 valid species | cladomics

Page updated: 16:35:50 Wed 01 Dec 2021

 
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