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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!

This page documents data for Swainson (1824), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Swainson, W. 1824. Description of two new remarkable freshwater shells, Melania setosa and Unio gigas. Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts 17: 13-17.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio gigas Swainson, 1824
Swainson, 1824, Quart. J. Sci., Lit. & Arts 17: 15-17.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 262, 265, 378.

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