Page last updated
Thu 01 Jun 2023

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 Amaro et al. (2017), 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.

Search the database pages:

Publication information

Amaro, R., C. Bouza, B. Gómez, J. Castro, E. San Miguel et al. 2017. Identification of novel gender-associated mitochondrial haplotypes in Margaritifera margaritifera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179(4): 738-750.

Click here for online access.

Taxonomic Opinions

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)

Inversidens japanensis (Lea, 1859)

Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823)

Lasmigona compressa (Lea, 1829)

Lasmigona costata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Margaritifera falcata (Gould, 1850)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Neotrigonia margaritacea (Lamarck, 1804)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)

Solenaia carinatus (Heude, 1877)

Toxolasma parvum (Barnes, 1823)

Utterbackia imbecillis (Say, 1829)

Utterbackia peninsularis Bogan & Hoeh, 1995

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836)

Page updated: 09:18:40 Thu 01 Jun 2023

NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."