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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 Mytilopsis Conrad, 1857: valid species

Mytilopsis adamsi Morrison, 1946 (brackish)
4 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Pacific Central America. Introduced in southeastern Asia. [Central America, East Asia]

Mytilopsis africana (Van Beneden, 1835) (brackish)
8 synonyms
Range: Brackish, tropical eastern Atlantic, from Senegal to the Congo. [Afrotropics]

Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)
6 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Brackish and freshwater, from the Gulf of Mexico north to Chesapeake Bay. Introduced in Europe. [North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, Cytb, H3.

Mytilopsis sallei (Récluz, 1849)
7 synonyms | 10 specimens
Range: From the Caribbean south to Venezuela and Guyana. [Central America, North America, South America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1.

Mytilopsis trautwineana (Tryon, 1866)
2 synonyms
Range: Native to western Colombia and Ecuador. Introduced to the Caribbean. [Central America, South America]

Mytilopsis modiolopsis (Andrusov, 1897) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, Ukraine. [North Eurasia]

Mytilopsis spathulata (Partsch, 1835) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, Europe. [North Eurasia]

Mytilopsis triangularis (Partsch, 1835) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, Europe. [North Eurasia]

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