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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 Klymus et al. (2020), 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

Klymus, K.E., C.A. Richter, N. Thompson, J.E. Hinck & J.W. Jones. 2020. Metabarcoding assays for the detection of freshwater mussels (Unionida) with environmental DNA. Environmental DNA 10.1002/edn3.166: 1-17.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina

Actinonaias pectorosa

Alasmidonta marginata

Alasmidonta viridis

Amblema plicata

Anodonta californiensis

Anodonta nuttalliana

Anodonta oregonensis

Corbicula fluminea

Cumberlandia monodonta

Cyclonaias tuberculata

Cyprogenia stegaria

Dreisena [sic] polymorpha

Dromus dromas

Elliptio crassidens

Elliptio dilatata

Epioblasma brevidens

Epioblasma capsaeformis

Epioblasma florentina aureola

Epioblasma florentina walkeri

Epioblasma haysiana

Epioblasma lenior

Epioblasma stewardsonii

Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum

Epioblasma torulosa rangiana

Epioblasma triquetra

Fusconaia barnesiana

Fusconaia cor

Fusconaia cuneolus

Fusconaia subrotunda

Hemistena lata

Lampsilis abrupta

Lampsilis fasciola

Lampsilis ovata

Lampsilis siliquoidea

Lasmigona costata

Lasmigona holstonia

Lemiox rimosus

Leptodea fragilis

Lexingtonia dolabelloides

Ligumia recta

Medionidus conradicus

Mytilus edulis

Neotrigonia margaritacea

Pegias fabula

Plethobasus cyphyus

Pleurobema cordatum

Pleurobema oviforme

Pleurobema plenum

Pleurobema rubrum

Pleurobema sintoxia

Potamilus alatus

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris

Ptychobranchus subtentus

Quadrula cylindrica

Quadrula intermedia

Quadrula pustulosa

Quadrula sparsa

Strophitus undulatus

Toxolasma lividum

Truncilla truncata

Villosa fabalis

Villosa iris

Villosa perpurpurea

Villosa trabalis

Villosa vanuxemensis

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