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Unionid Freshwater Mussels

Unionidae

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Unionidae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Anodonta Link 1807
Unionidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Afghanistan Species List, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Shelled animal body mass, Femorale, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Belgium Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina Species List, Botswana Species List, Cambodia Species List, Canada Species List, China Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, El Salvador Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Latvia Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Norway Species List, Pakistan Species List, Panama Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, English Channel Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, and South Atlantic Species List
Unionidae Fleming 1828

Alternative Names

? diluvii d'Orbigny, 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? priscus Meek & Hayden, 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rugosa Roemer, 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? seljani Brusina, 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anodonta Link 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bineurus Simpson 1900
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Christadens Simpson 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crassiana Locard 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Grandidieria Bourguignat 1885
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Magnonaias Utterback 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Margaron I. Lea 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesohyridella Mc Michael 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monodontina Conrad 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mysca Turton 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ortmanniana Frierson 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paranodonta Kobayashi & Susuki 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pegius
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesielliptio Russell 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plicatounio Kobayashi & Susuki 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prohyria Mc Michael 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proparreysia Pilsbry 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protoanodonta Delvene & Araujo 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rostratiana Servain 1882
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification and GBIF classification
Shistodesmus Simpson 1900
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Suifununio Moskvicheva & Starobogatov 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trigonodon Conrad 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Uralinaia Starobogatov 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

unionid freshwater mussels preferred
Freshwater Mussels, Pearly Mussels
Recognized by CITES
freshwater mussel
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Basque

unionido preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Речни миди preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Unionidi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

velevrubovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Zoetwatermossels preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Jõekarplased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Jokisimpukat preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Moules D'Eau Douce, Moules Perlées preferred
Recognized by CITES

German

Flussmuscheln preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

イシガイ科 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin

Latvian

Dižgliemeņu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Dammuslingfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

صدف‌های سیاه رودخانه‌ای preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

skójkowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

перловицы и беззубки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Mejillones De Agua Dulce, Perlíferos preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Målarmusslor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Unionidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Spiralia
Mollusca
Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758
Palaeoheterodonta Newell 1965
Unionida Stoliczka 1871
Unionoidea Rafinesque 1820
Unionidae Rafinesque 1820 (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Mollusca
Bivalvia
Unionida
Unionidae (this page)

IUCN

Animalia
Mollusca
Bivalvia
Unionoida
Unionidae (this page)