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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Margaritifera

species Margaritifera middendorffi (Rosén, 1926): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Unio (Alasm.) complanatus Middendorff, 1851
‘Solander’ Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens 2(1): 273, pl. 27, figs. 1-6.
(misidentified reference to Mya complanata Lightfoot, 1786)

Margaritana margaritifera middendorffi Rosén, 1926
Rosén, 1926, Ann. Mus. Zool. Leningrad 27: 269.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)

Kurilinaia kamchatica Bogatov et al., 2003
Bogatov et al., 2003, Ruthenica 13(1): 48, figs. 4A, C.
Type(s): TYPE LOCALITY TYPE_LOCALITY_MP_011, Golygina River, Kamchatka Peninsula.

Margaritifera laevis Huff et al., 2004
Huff et al., 2004, J. Moll. Studies 70: 381.
(error for Ptychorhynchus laevis Haas, 1910; misidentified reference to Ptychorhynchus laevis Haas, 1910)

Margaritifera togakushiensis Kondo & Kobayashi, 2005
Kondo & Kobayashi, 2005, Venus 64(3-4): 136, figs. 5-8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NSMT-MO_73707, Sakasa River at Togakushi (136°6’ E, 36°45’ N, 1200 m altitude), Nagano Prefecture, Honshu, Japan.

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