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Thu 04 Jul 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!

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. [Central America]

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

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

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

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

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

Polymesoda floridana (Conrad, 1846) (brackish)
5 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caribbean. [Central America, South America]
Genbank sequences: 28S.

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

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

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

Polymesoda mexicana (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829) (brackish)
7 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Brackish, Pacific coast of Mexico. [Central America, North America]

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

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

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

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