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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 Elderkin et al. (2016), 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

Elderkin, C.L., C. Clewing, O. Wembo Ndeo & C. Albrecht. 2016. Molecular phylogeny and DNA barcoding confirm cryptic species in the African freshwater oyster Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807 (Bivalvia: Etheriidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118(2): 369-381.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Aspatharia pfeifferiana

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807
+ Aetheria cailliaudi FĂ©russac, 1824
+ Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825

Velesunio ambiguus

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