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Tue 08 Oct 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!

This page documents data for Chapman et al. (2008), 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

Chapman, E.G., H. Piontkivska, J.M. Walker, D.T. Stewart, J.P. Curole & W.R. Hoeh. 2008. Extreme primary and secondary protein structure variability in the chimeric male-transmitted cytochrome c oxidase subunit II protein in freshwater mussels: evidence for an elevated amino acid substitution rate in the face of domain-specific purifying selection. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8. 16 pp.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina

Amblema plicata

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis

Fusconaia flava

Glebula rotundata

Hamiota subangulata

Inversidens japanensis

Lampsilis hydiana

Lampsilis ovata

Lampsilis straminea

Lemiox rimosus

Obliquaria reflexa

Obovaria olivaria

Plectomerus dombeyanus

Pleurobema sintoxia

Popenaias popeii

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris

Quadrula quadrula

Quadrula refulgens

Toxolasma lividus

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis

Page updated: 16:10:03 Tue 08 Oct 2019

 
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