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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 Whelan et al. (2011), 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

Whelan, N.V., A.J. Geneva & D.L. Graf. 2011. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of tropical freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) resolves the position of Coelatura and supports a monophyletic Unionidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 504-514.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)

Anodontites elongata (Swainson, 1823)

Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)

Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819

Chambardia wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)

Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)

Coelatura gabonensis (Küster, 1862)

Contradens contradens (Lea, 1838)

Gonidea angulata (Lea, 1838)

Hyridella australis (Lamarck, 1819)

Lamellidens corrianus (Lea, 1834)

Lamellidens generosus (Gould, 1847)

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Lasmigona compressa (Lea, 1829)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Margaritifera monodonta (Say, 1829)

Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)

Mycetopoda siliquosa (Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847)

Oxynaia pugio (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia mandelayensis (Theobald, 1873)

Parreysia tavoyensis (Gould, 1843)

Pleurobema sintoxia (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798)

Prisodontopsis aviculaeformis Woodward, 1991

Pronodularia japanensis (Lea, 1859)

Pseudodon vondembuschianus (Lea, 1840)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)

Radiatula bonneaudi (Eydoux, 1838)

Triplodon corrugatus (Lamarck, 1819)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820

Unio caffer Krauss, 1848

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)

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