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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 Lopes-Lima 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

Lopes-Lima, M., I.N. Bolotov, V.T. Do, D.C. Aldridge, M.M. Fonseca et al. 2018. Expansion and systematics redefinition of the most threatened freshwater mussel family, the Margaritiferidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 127: 98-118.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Anodontites elongata

Aspatharia pfeifferiana

Chambardia wahlbergi

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say, 1829)

Etheria elliptica

Gibbosula confragosa Frierson, 1928

Gibbosula crassa Wood, 1815
+ Mya ponderosa Dillwyn, 1817
+ Unio (Quadrula) mansuyi Dautzenberg & Fischer, 1908

Gibbosula laosensis (Lea, 1863)

Gibbosula polysticta (Heude, 1877)
+ Unio affinis Heude, 1875
+ Quadrula (Lamprotula) similaris Simpson, 1900

Gibbosula rochechouartii (Heude, 1875)

Hyridella australis

Lamproscapha ensiformis

Lamprotula nanningensis Qian, Fang & He, 2015

Lampsilis cardium

Margaritifera dahurica

Margaritifera falcata

Margaritifera hembeli

Margaritifera laevis

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Margaritifera marrianae

Margaritifera middendorffi

Mutela hargeri

Neotrigonia lamarckii

Neotrigonia margaritacea

Potomida littoralis

Pseudunio auricularius (Spengler, 1793)
+ Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819

Pseudunio homsensis

Pseudunio marocanus

Triplodon corrugatus

Unio pictorum

Velesunio ambiguus

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