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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.

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genus Galatea Bruguière, 1797: valid species
     10 nominal genera as synonyms

Galatea bengoensis Dunker, 1849 (brackish)
13 synonyms
Range: Brackish, estuaries in Angola. [Afrotropics]

Galatea bernardii Dunker, 1857 (brackish)
11 synonyms
Range: Brackish, coastal Angola, north to Gabon. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.

Galatea cailliaudi Bernardi, 1860 (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, coastal, tropical Atlantic Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.

Galatea congica Boettger, 1885 (brackish)
6 synonyms
Range: Brackish, coastal, tropical Atlantic Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.

Galatea nux (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927) (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Congo estuary. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.

Galatea paradoxa (Born, 1780)
24 synonyms
Range: Estuaries in tropical West Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Galatea radiata), Least Concern, Least Concern (Galatea concamerata).

Galatea schwabi (Clench, 1929)
2 synonyms
Range: Lower Sanaga, Cameroon. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.

Galatea tenuicula Philippi, 1848 (brackish)
3 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Congo estuary. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.

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