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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 Araujo et al. (2018), 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

Araujo, R., D. Buckley, K.-O. Nagel, R. García-Jiménez & A. Machordom. 2018. Species boundaries, geographic distribution and evolutionary history of the Western Palearctic freshwater mussels Unio (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 182(2): 275-299.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina

Margaritifera auricularia

Pyganodon grandis

Unio bruguierianus Bourguignat, 1853

Unio crassus Retzius, 1788
+ Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807
+ Unio cytherea Küster, 1833
+ Unio mongolicus Middendorff, 1851
+ Unio carneus Küster, 1854
+ Unio gontierii Bourguignat, 1856

Unio crassus courtillierii [sic] Hattemann, 1859

Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793
+ Unio mucidus Morelet, 1845

Unio douglasiae

Unio durieui Deshayes, 1847

Unio elongatulus C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Unio pallens Rossmässler, 1842

Unio foucauldiana

Unio gibbus

Unio ionicus Drou√ęt, 1879

Unio mancus Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio turtonii Payraudeau, 1826
+ Unio requienii Michaud, 1831
+ Unio gargottae Philippi, 1836
+ Unio glaucinus Porro, 1838
+ Unio moquinianus Dupuy, 1843
+ Unio aleronii Companyo & Massot, 1845
+ Unio valentinus Rossmässler, 1854
+ Unio lawleyianus Gentiluomo, 1868

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio platyrhynchus Rossmässler, 1835
+ Unio platyrinchoideus Dupuy, 1849
+ Unio rousii Dupuy, 1849
+ Unio praeposterus Küster, 1853
+ Unio latirostris Küster, 1853
+ Unio proechistus Bourguignat, 1870
+ Unio schrenkianus Clessin, 1880
+ Unio gaudioni Drouët, 1881
+ Unio bourgeticus Locard, 1882
+ Unio ascanius Kobelt, 1913

Unio ravoisieri Deshayes, 1848
+ Unio penchinatianus Bourguignat, 1865

Unio tigridis Bourguignat, 1852
+ Unio terminalis Bourguignat, 1852
+ Unio eucirrus Bourguignat, 1857

Unio tumidiformis

Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788
+ Unio tumidus var. borysthenensis Kobelt, 1880

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