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Wed 06 Nov 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 anatolica (Locard, 1893)
1 synonym
Range: [North Eurasia]

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.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web site: MolluscaBase.

Dreissena caputlacus Schütt, 1993
2 synonyms
Range: Middle East. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: COI.
Other web site: MolluscaBase 2.

Dreissena carinata (Dunker, 1853)
7 synonyms
Range: Lake Ohrid, Albania and Macedonia. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, Cytb.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable (Dreissena blanci), Near Threatened (Dreissena presbensis).
Other web site: MolluscaBase.

Dreissena caspia Eichwald, 1855 (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caspian and Aral Seas. [North Eurasia]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Other web site: MolluscaBase.

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

Dreissena gallandi (Locard, 1893)
1 synonym
Range: [North Eurasia]

Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
53 synonyms | 6 specimens
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.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web site: MolluscaBase 2 3.

Dreissena rostriformis Deshayes, 1839 (brackish)
6 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caspian Sea. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, Cytb.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web site: MolluscaBase 2.

Dreissena siouffi (Locard, 1893)
2 synonyms
Range: [North Eurasia]

Dreissena bourguignati (Locard, 1883) (fossil)
2 synonyms
Range: [North Eurasia]

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