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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page documents data for Vikhrev et al. (2018), 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

Vikhrev, I.V., I.N. Bolotov, A. Altun, M.Y. Gofarov, G.A. Dvoryankin et al. 2018. The revenant: Rediscovery of Margaritifera homsensis from Orontes drainage with remarks on its taxonomic status and conservation. Systematics and Biodiversity 16(1): 69-80.

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Attributed Species Names

Psilunio littoralis Giribet & Wheeler, 2002
Giribet & Wheeler, 2002, Invert. Biol. 121(4): 277.
Giribet & Distel, 2003, Mol. Syst. Phylogeo. Moll.: 52.
Huff et al., 2004, J. Moll. Studies 70: 381 [as ‘Potomida littoralis’].
Jeffrey et al., 2016, J. Comp. Physiol. B 187: 91.
Vikhrev et al., 2018, Systemat. Biodiv. 16(1): Appendix 5 [as ‘Potomida littoralis’].
(misidentified reference to Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Taxonomic Opinions

Lampsilis cardium

Margaritifera auricularia

Margaritifera dahurica

Margaritifera falcata

Margaritifera homsensis

Margaritifera laevis

Margaritifera laosensis

Margaritifera margaritifera

Margaritifera marocana

Margaritifera marrianae

Margaritifera middendorffii
+ Margaritifera laevis Huff et al., 2004

Margaritifera monodonta

N. margaritacea

Potomida littoralis

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