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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 Pfeiffer 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

Pfeiffer, J.M., A.E. Sharpe, N.A. Johnson, K.F. Emery & L.M. Page. 2018. Molecular phylogeny of the Nearctic and Mesoamerican freshwater mussel genus Megalonaias. Hydrobiologia 811: 139-151.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio crassus var. giganteus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio heros Say, 1829
+ Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831
+ Unio nicklinianus Lea, 1834
+ Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840
+ Unio digitatus Morelet, 1851
+ Unio eightsii Lea, 1860
+ Unio triumphans B.H. Wright, 1898
+ Unio (Crenodonta) stolli Martens, 1900

Quadrula apiculata

Uniomerus declivis

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