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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 | Ambleminae

tribe Pleurobemini

genus Elliptio Rafinesque, 1819: 30 Recent species.
8 generic synonyms | 42 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Pleurobema Rafinesque, 1819: 23 Recent species.
11 generic synonyms | 31 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Fusconaia Simpson, 1900: 11 Recent species.
8 generic synonyms | 16 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Plethobasus Simpson, 1900: 3 Recent species.
1 generic synonym | 5 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Pleuronaia Frierson, 1927: 3 Recent species.
3 generic synonyms | 4 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Parvaspina Perkins, Johnson & Gangloff, 2017: 2 Recent species.
1 generic synonym | 2 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Elliptoideus Frierson, 1927: 1 Recent species.
2 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Eurynia Rafinesque, 1820: 1 Recent species.
6 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: North America.

genus Hemistena Rafinesque, 1820: 1 Recent species.
5 generic synonyms | 1 valid species
Distribition: North America.

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