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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 Monodacna Eichwald, 1838: valid species

Monodacna acuticosta (Logvinenko & Starobogatov, 1967) (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Brackish, northern Caspian Sea. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna albida (Logvinenko & Starobogatov, 1967) (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Black and Caspian Seas. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna angusticostata Borcea, 1926 (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Black Sea. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna caspia (Eichwald, 1829) (brackish)
8 synonyms
Range: Brackish, northern Black and Caspian seas near major river deltas. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna colorata (Eichwald, 1829)
2 synonyms
Range: In the Black Sea basin, including the Dnieper and Veselovsk reservoirs. Introduced to Lake Balkhash in Kazakhstan. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna edentula (Pallas, 1771) (brackish)
2 synonyms
Range: Brackish, Caspian Sea. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna jalpugensis (Borcea, 1926) (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Brackish, Black Sea. [North Eurasia]

Monodacna luciea (Borcea, 1926) (brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Brackish, Black Sea. [North Eurasia]

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