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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 Profischeria Dall, 1903: valid species
     2 nominal genera as synonyms

Profischeria centralis (Germain, 1904)
1 synonym
Range: Reported from the Niger River, West Africa. [Afrotropics]

Profischeria congo (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927) (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, estuaries of the Congo. [Afrotropics]

Profischeria curta (Dunker, 1867) (brackish)
4 synonyms
Range: Brackish, estuaries of tropical Atlantic Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Iphigenia curta).

Profischeria delessertii (Bernardi, 1860)
4 synonyms
Range: Estuaries of tropical Atlantic Africa and Lake Togo, Togo, West Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Iphigenia delessertii), Least Concern (Iphigenia messageri).

Profischeria truncata (Martens, 1877) (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Brackish, tropical Atlantic western Africa. [Afrotropics]

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