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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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Central America

Central American SubregionsNeotropica includes all of South America, north through Central America to the Mexican Plateau. The region is inhabited by 101 species (23 genera) in two families: Unionidae and Mycetopodidae.

The sole subregion, Central America-Cuba (CA1; 23 gen, 101 spp.) includes Mexico south of the Rio Grande to the Isthmus of Panama, as well as the Caribbean island of Cuba. The fauna consists largely unioinid genera, and presumably those various lineages had their origins in North America, whereas the mycetopodids have extended north into the region from South America.

Endemic species are marked with an asterisk (*).

Central America-Cuba Subregion (CA1)
  1. Actinonaias computata*
  2. Actinonaias coyensis*
  3. Actinonaias medellina*
  4. Actinonaias moctezumensis*
  5. Actinonaias sapotalensis*
  6. Actinonaias signata*
  7. Actinonaias undivaga*
  8. Anodonta lurulenta*
  9. Anodontites cylindracea*
  10. Anodontites depexa*
  11. Anodontites montezuma*
  12. Anodontites tehuantepecensis*
  13. Anodontites tortilis
  14. Anodontites trapesialis
  15. Arotonaias cyrenoides*
  16. Arotonaias imbricata*
  17. Arotonaias nicaraguensis*
  18. Barynaias caldwellii*
  19. Barynaias opacata*
  20. Barynaias pigerrima*
  21. Barynaias plexus*
  22. Barynaias sallei*
  23. Cyrtonaias explicata*
  24. Cyrtonaias livida*
  25. Cyrtonaias sapperi*
  26. Cyrtonaias tampicoensis
  27. Cyrtonaias umbrosa*
  28. Delphinonaias delphinulus*
  29. Delphinonaias paludosa*
  30. Delphinonaias planivalvis*
  31. Delphinonaias scutulata*
  32. Disconaias disca*
  33. Disconaias fimbriata
  34. Disconaias novileonis*
  35. Disconaias panacoensis*
  36. Disconaias purpuriata*
  37. Friersonia iridella*
  38. Martensnaias rubicunda*
  39. Megalonaias nickliniana*
  40. Micronaias arata*
  41. Micronaias fallaciosa*
  42. Micronaias granadensis*
  43. Mycetopoda siliquosa
  44. Nephritica haricotti*
  45. Nephritica poeyana*
  46. Nephronaias aeruginosa*
  47. Nephronaias aztecorum*
  48. Nephronaias calamitarum*
  49. Nephronaias championi*
  50. Nephronaias copanensis*
  51. Nephronaias dysonii*
  1. Nephronaias goascoranensis*
  2. Nephronaias gundlachi*
  3. Nephronaias hermanni*
  4. Nephronaias hjalmarsoni*
  5. Nephronaias lempensis*
  6. Nephronaias macnielii*
  7. Nephronaias mellea*
  8. Nephronaias oregonensis*
  9. Nephronaias plicatula*
  10. Nephronaias ravistella*
  11. Nephronaias rowellii*
  12. Nephronaias rugulosa*
  13. Nephronaias sajensis*
  14. Nephronaias scamnata*
  15. Nephronaias sphenorhyncha*
  16. Nephronaias tabascoensis*
  17. Nephronaias tempisquensis*
  18. Nephronaias yzabalensis*
  19. Pachynaias rugososulcata*
  20. Pachynaias spheniopsis*
  21. Popenaias metallica*
  22. Popenaias popeii
  23. Popenaias tehuantepecensis*
  24. Potamilus largillierti*
  25. Potamilus rovirosai*
  26. Psoronaias crocodilorum*
  27. Psoronaias distincta*
  28. Psoronaias guatemalensis*
  29. Psoronaias herrerae*
  30. Psoronaias kuxensis*
  31. Psoronaias martensi*
  32. Psoronaias morini*
  33. Psoronaias ostreata*
  34. Psoronaias percompressa*
  35. Psoronaias profunda*
  36. Psoronaias quadrata*
  37. Psoronaias rudis*
  38. Psoronaias salinarum*
  39. Psoronaias semigranosa*
  40. Psoronaias usumasintae*
  41. Reticulatus elvae*
  42. Reticulatus reticulatus*
  43. Sinanodonta woodiana
  44. Sphenonaias callosa*
  45. Sphenonaias colorata*
  46. Sphenonaias flucki*
  47. Sphenonaias liebmanni*
  48. Sphenonaias mexicana*
  49. Sphenonaias microdon*
  50. Utterbackia imbecillis

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