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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 Zieritz et al. (2012), 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

Zieritz, A., B. Gum, R. Kuehn & J. Geist. 2012. Identification freshwater mussels (Unionoida) and parasitic glochidia larvae from host fish gills: a molecular key to the North and Central European species. Ecology and Evolution 2(4): 740-750.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Anemina arcaeformis (Heude, 1877)

Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus 1758)

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus 1758)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus 1758)

Pseudanodonta complanata (Rossmässler 1835)

Sinanodonta woodiana elliptica

Sinanodonta woodiana pacifica

Sinanodonta woodiana woodiana (Lea, 1834)

Unio crassus (Philipsson 1788)

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus 1758)

Unio tumidus (Philipsson 1788)

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