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

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This page documents data for Lydeard et al. (2000), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Lydeard, C., R.L. Minton & J.D. Williams. 2000. Prodigious polyphyly in imperilled freshwater pearly-mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae): a phylogenetic test of species and generic designations. [in] The Evolutionary Biology of the Bivalvia (Harper et al., eds.). Geological Society, London Special Publications 177: 145-158.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus)

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say)

Fusconaia ebena (I. Lea)

Fusconaia escambia Clench & Turner

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque)

Fusconaia succissa (I. Lea)

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque)

Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque)

Obovaria rotulata (Wright)

Obovaria unicolor (I. Lea)

Pleurobema decisum (I. Lea)

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque)

Quincuncina burkei Walker

Quincuncina infucata (Conrad)

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