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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!

For each valid genus, the valid species are listed, Recent taxa first. Click here for the generic synonymy.

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genus Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820: valid species

Polymesoda altilis (Gould, 1852) (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Mazatlan, Mexico. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda anomala (Deshayes, 1854) (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, El Salvador to northern Peru. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda arctata (Deshayes, 1854) (brackish)
9 synonyms
Range: Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda boliviana (Philippi, 1851) (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Panama to Ecuador. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda caroliniana (Bosc, 1801) (brackish)
6 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic north to Virginia. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI.

Polymesoda cordata (Martens, 1865) (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Brackish, Mexico. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda floridana (Conrad, 1846) (brackish)
5 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Brackish, Caribbean. [Neotropical]
Genbank sequences: 28S.

Polymesoda fontainei (d’Orbigny, 1846) (brackish)
5 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Ecuador. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda inflata (Philippi, 1851) (brackish)
13 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Brackish, Mexico south to Peru. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda meridionalis (Prime, 1865) (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Brackish, Peru. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda mexicana (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829) (brackish)
7 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Brackish, Pacific coast of Mexico. [Nearctic, Neotropical]

Polymesoda notabilis (Deshayes, 1854) (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Coast Rica south to northern Peru. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda salmacida (Morelet, 1851) (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Yucatan. [Neotropical]

Polymesoda zuila H.B. Baker, 1930 (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. [Neotropical]

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