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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!

This page reports the specimens in the MUSSELpdb and provides a map if geocodes are known. The taxonomic history reports the record of different names and combinations that have been applied to this species (and its synonyms) since 2007.

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Bivalvia | Myoida | Dreissenidae | Mytilopsis

species Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831): specimens
     6 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History

Mytilopsis leucophaeataAnonymous (2008), Huber (2010), Heiler et al. (2010), Bogan (2010), Kantor et al. (2010), WoRMS (2011), Feldheim et al. (2011), Kennedy (2011), Fauna Europaea (2012), Bilandzija et al. (2013), Graf (2013), Vinarski & Kantor (2016), Clusa et al. (2017), Combosch et al. (2017), Geda et al. (2018), Wesselingh et al. (2019), Mansur et al. (2019), Príe et al. (2020), Kondakov et al. (2020), Ituarte (2020)

Range: Brackish and freshwater, from the Gulf of Mexico north to Chesapeake Bay. Introduced in Europe.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Rio San Fernando, Cisneros Bridge, Tamaulipas, Mexico


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