Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:148
Specimens with Barcodes:47
Species With Barcodes:13
Hyriidae is a taxonomic family of pearly freshwater mussels, aquatic bivalve mollusks in the order Unionoida. This family is native to South America, Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea. Like all members of that order, they go through a larval stage that is parasitic on fish (see glochidium).
Subfamilies and genera
Genera within the subfamily Hyriinae, from South America, include:
Genera within the subfamily Cucumerunioninae, from Australia, include:
Genera within the subfamily Velesunioninae, from Australia, include: from Australasia
- Huber, Markus (2010). Compendium of Bivalves. A Full-color Guide to 3'300 of the World's Marine Bivalves. A Status on Bivalvia after 250 Years of Research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. pp. 901 pp. + CD. ISBN 978-3-939767-28-2.
- Banarescu, P. 1990. Zoogeography of fresh waters v.3 Distribution and dispersal of freshwater animals in Africa, Pacific areas and South America. AULA Verlag, Weisbaden.
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