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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 Klunzinger et al. (2021), 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

Klunzinger, M.W., M. Lopes-Lima, A. Gomes-dos-Santos, E. Froufe, A.J. Lymbery & L. Kirkendale. 2021. Phylogeographic study of the West Australian freshwater mussel, Westralunio carteri, uncovers evolutionarily significant units that raise new conservation concerns. Hydrobiologia 848: 2951-2964.

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Attributed Species Names

Westralunio carteri Klunzinger et al., 2021
Klunzinger et al., 2021, Hydrobiologia 848: 2954 [as ‘W. carteri II’].
Benson et al., 2022, Aquatic Conserv.: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 32(4): 565 [as ‘WcII’].
(misidentified reference to Westralunio ambiguus carteri Iredale, 1934)

Westralunio carteri Klunzinger et al., 2021
Klunzinger et al., 2021, Hydrobiologia 848: 2955 [as ‘W. carteri III’].
Benson et al., 2022, Aquatic Conserv.: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 32(4): 565 [as ‘WcIII’].
(misidentified reference to Westralunio ambiguus carteri Iredale, 1934)

Taxonomic Opinions

Cucumerunio novaehollandiae

Margaritifera margaritifera

Unio pictorum

Velesunio ambiguus

Westralunio carteri III

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