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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 documents data for Boyer et al. (2011), 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

Boyer, S.L., A.A. Howe, N.W. Juergens & M.C. Hove. 2011. A DNA barcoding approach to identifying freshwater mussels (Bivalvia, Unionidae) recovered from naturally-infested fishes. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30(1): 182-194.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina

Alasmidonta marginata

Amblema plicata

Anodontoides ferussacianus

Arcidens confragosus

Cyclonaias tuberculata

Ellipsaria lineolata

Elliptio crassidens

Elliptio dilatata

Epioblasma triquetra

Fusconaia ebena

Fusconaia flava

Lampsilis cardium

Lampsilis higginsii

Lampsilis siliquoidea

Lampsilis teres

Lasmigona complanata

Lasmigona compressa

Lasmigona costata

Leptodea fragilis

Ligumia recta

Megalonaias nervosa

Obliquaria reflexa

Obovaria olivaria

Pleurobema sintoxia

Potamilus alatus
+ Cyclonaias tuberculata Serb et al., 2003

Potamilus ohiensis

Pyganodon grandis

Quadrula metanevra

Quadrula nodulata

Quadrula pustulosa

Quadrula quadrula

Strophitus undulatus

Toxolasma parvus

Tritogonia verrucosa

Truncilla donaciformis

Truncilla truncata

Utterbackia imbecillis

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