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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 Kat (1983), 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

Kat, P.W. 1983. Conchiolin layers among the Unionidae and Margaritiferidae (Bivalvia): microstructural characteristics and taxonomic implications. Malacologia 24(1-2): 298-311.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta undulata

Anodonta cataracta cataracta

Anodonta cataracta fragilis

Anodonta gibbosa

Anodonta implicata

Cumberlandia monodonta

Elliptio arctata

Elliptio complanata

Elliptio dariensis

Elliptio fisheriana

Elliptio folliculata

Elliptio hopetonensis

Elliptio lanceolata

Elliptio shepardiana

Elliptio spinosa

Lampsilis dolabraeformis

Lampsilis radiata

Lampsilis splendida

Lampsilis teres

Ligumia nasuta

Margaritifera falcata

Margaritifera margaritifera

Strophitus undulatus

Villosa delumbis

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