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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Iridinidae | Iridininae

genus Mutela Scopoli, 1777: valid species

Mutela alata (Lea, 1864)
5 synonyms | 34 specimens
Range: Lake Malawi and the Shiré River Basin, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909
1 synonym | 4 specimens
Range: Lake Albert, Africa. [Afrotropics]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885
5 synonyms | 45 specimens
Range: Lake Victoria, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Near Threatened.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1791)
35 synonyms | 334 specimens
Range: Widespread in western Africa, the Congo and Nile. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 18S, COI, COII, mtGenome.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela franci Daget, 1964
2 synonyms | 8 specimens
Range: Known only from the middle Niger River, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela hargeri E.A. Smith, 1908
2 synonyms | 51 specimens
Range: Lakes Bangweulu and Mweru, upper Congo, Africa. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela joubini (Germain, 1904)
2 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Niger and Chad basins south to the Congo, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
1 synonym | 12 specimens
Range: Lower Congo, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela legumen (Rochebrune, 1886)
8 synonyms | 39 specimens
Range: Malebo Pool, Congo, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886)
6 synonyms | 14 specimens
Range: Gabon and the Congo Basin, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)
15 synonyms | 267 specimens
Range: Widespread in western Africa, the Congo and the Nile. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 28S, COI, COII.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885
11 synonyms | 18 specimens
Range: Lake Tanganyika, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela wistarmorrisi Graf & Cummings, 2006
1 synonym | 7 specimens
Range: Known only from the Cuanza River, Angola. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988
3 synonyms | 13 specimens
Range: Cunene, Okavango and Zambezi basins, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Mutela adami (Gautier, 1965) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene to Pliocene, Africa.

Mutela atrox (Van Damme & Pickford, 2010) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene to Pliocene, Africa.

Mutela cummingsi (Van Damme & Pickford, 2010) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Pliocene, Africa.

Mutela lepersonnei (Adam, 1959) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene to Pliocene, Africa

Mutela nyamaviensis Van Damme & Pickford, 2010 (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Pliocene, Africa.

Mutela palaeospekii (Van Damme & Pickford, 2010) (Tertiary, brackish)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene to Pliocene, Africa.

Mutela wasai (Van Damme & Pickford, 2010) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene to Pliocene, Africa.

Mutela williamsoni (Van Damme & Pickford, 2010) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Pliocene, Africa.

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