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Wed 15 May 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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Bivalvia | Veneroida | Dreissenidae

genus Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835: valid species

Dreissena bugensis (Andrusov, 1897)
2 synonyms
Range: Native to the Dnieper-Bug in the Black Sea Basin. Introduced to Western Europe and the Laurentian Great Lakes. [North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, Cytb.

Dreissena caputlacus Schütt, 1993
3 synonyms
Range: Middle East. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: COI.

Dreissena carinata (Dunker, 1853)
7 synonyms
Range: Lake Ohrid, Albania and Macedonia. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, Cytb.

Dreissena caspia Eichwald, 1855 (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caspian and Aral Seas. [North Eurasia]

Dreissena elata (Andrusov, 1897) (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caspian Sea. [North Eurasia]

Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
55 synonyms
Range: Native range western Europe, Arctic drainages through Ponto-Caspian. Widely introduced in North America. [North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, COII, Cytb, H3, ND1.

Dreissena rostriformis Deshayes, 1839 (brackish)
6 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caspian Sea. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, Cytb.

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