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Thu 07 Mar 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 | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae

genus Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816: valid species

Margaritifera dahurica (Middendorff, 1850)
9 synonyms | 11 specimens
Range: Amur Basin, Primorye and southwestern Sakhalin Island, Russia. [Palearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Margaritifera falcata (Gould, 1850)
3 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Pacific drainages from California north to Alaska, western North America; also from the upper Missouri River in Montana. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3, ND1, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Near Threatened.
Nature Serve: G5.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Margaritifera hembeli (Conrad, 1838)
2 synonyms
Range: Louisiana, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, COII, COII M-type, H3.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LT: Listed threatened.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Margaritifera laevis (Haas, 1910)
11 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Kuril and Sakhalin islands, Russia and south through Japan. [Palearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3.
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
30 synonyms | 28 specimens
Range: Widespread in eastern North America and western Eurasia; reported from Iceland. [Nearctic, Palearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 16S M-type, 18S, 28S, COI, COI M-type, COII, H3, ITS1, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G4.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Margaritifera marrianae R.I. Johnson, 1983
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Alabama, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, North America. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Nature Serve: G1 LE: Listed endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS WoRMs.

Margaritifera middendorffi (Rosén, 1926)
5 synonyms
Range: Southwestern and extreme southern Kamchatka, eastern Russia, south to Japan. [Palearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3.
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Other web sites: ITIS 2 WoRMs.

Margaritifera alata (Guo, 1988) (Jurassic)
1 synonym
Range: Jurassic, China. [Indotropical]

Margaritifera antiqua Gu & Yu, 1976 (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, China.

Margaritifera condoni (White, 1885) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, North America.

Margaritifera endlichi (White, 1877) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, North America.

Margaritifera flabellata (Goldfuss, 1837) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, Germany. [Palearctic]
Other web site: WoRMs.

Margaritifera geyeri Modell, 1931 (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Oligocene, Europe.

Margaritifera guangyuanensis Ma, 1984 (Jurassic)
1 synonym
Range: Jurassic, China. [Indotropical]

Margaritifera hantkeni Modell, 1950 (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Oligocene, Hungary. [Palearctic]

Margaritifera haushamensis Modell, 1931 (fossil)
1 synonym
Range:

Margaritifera herrei (Hannibal, 1912) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Eocene, North America.

Margaritifera inaequiradiatus (Gümbel, 1861) (fossil)
1 synonym
Range:

Margaritifera latiplicata (Noulet, 1846) (fossil)
1 synonym
Range:

Margaritifera margartiferiformis (Liu, 1981) (Triassic)
1 synonym
Range: Triassic, China. [Indotropical]

Margaritifera onariotis (Mayer, 1869) (fossil)
1 synonym
Range:

Margaritifera plana (Ma, 1996) (Jurassic)
1 synonym
Range: Jurassic, China. [Indotropical]

Margaritifera schneideri Modell, 1931 (fossil)
1 synonym
Range:

Margaritifera sinopae (Cockerell, 1915) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Eocene, North America.

Margaritifera tanggulaensis (Wen in Zhang et al., 1979) (Jurassic)
1 synonym
Range: Jurassic, China. [Indotropical]

Margaritifera valdensis (Mantell, 1844) (Cretaceous)
1 synonym
Range: Cretaceous, England and Spain. [Palearctic]

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