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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 Combosch 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.

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Publication information

Combosch, D.J., T.M. Collins, E.A. Glover, D.L. Graf, E.M. Harper et al. 2017. A family-level tree of life for bivalves based on a Sanger-sequencing approach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107: 191-208.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Anodontites elongata (Swainson, 1823)

Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)

Chambardia wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)

Corbicula fluminea (O.F. Müller, 1774)

Cyrenoida floridana Dall, 1896

Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807

Hyridella australis (Lamarck, 1819)

Lamproscapha ensiformis (Spix, 1827)

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Mutela hargeri (E.A. Smith, 1908)

Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)

Neotrigonia lamarckii (Gray, 1838)

Neotrigonia margaritacea (Lamarck, 1804)

Pisidium walkeri Sterki, 1895

Polymesoda caroliniana (Bosc, 1801)

Scabies crispata (Gould, 1843)

Sphaerium nucleus (Studer, 1820)

Triplodon corrugatus (Lamarck, 1819)

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)

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