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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!

For each valid genus, the valid species are listed, Recent taxa first.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Venustaconcha Frierson, 1927: valid species
     2 nominal genera as synonyms | Cladomics

Venustaconcha constricta (Conrad, 1838)
2 synonyms | 5 specimens
Range: Virginia south to North Carolina, southern Atlantic Slope. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Villosa constricta).
Nature Serve: G3 (Villosa constricta).
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836)
5 synonyms | 3 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Interior and Great Lakes basins, North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, COI M-type, COII, COII M-type, Cytb, ITS1, ND1, SRA, mtGenome, mtGenome M-type.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Nature Serve: G4.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Venustaconcha pleasii (Marsh, 1891)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Ozark Plateau, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: COI, ND1.
Nature Serve: G3G4.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Venustaconcha trabalis (Conrad, 1834)
6 synonyms | 2 specimens
Range: Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, USA. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, ND1.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered, Critically Endangered (Villosa perpurpurea).
Nature Serve: G1 Endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS 2 MolluscaBase.

Venustaconcha troostensis (Lea, 1834)
2 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Cumberland River, USA. [North America]
Nature Serve: G1 Endangered; Experimental population, non-essential.
Other web site: MolluscaBase.

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