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  Superfamily Mytiloidea

Family Mytilidae

    Genus Mytella -- North America.
    Genus Brachidontes
    Genus Limnoperna
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    Genus Lithophaga
    Genus Modiolatus
    Genus Modiolula
    Genus Modiolus
    Genus Musculus
    Genus Mytilaster
    Genus Mytilus
    Genus Perna
    Genus Perumytilus
    Genus Rhomboidella
    Genus Semimytilus
    Genus Septifer
    Genus Solamen
    Genus Stavelia
    Genus Tamu
    Genus Trichomya
    Genus Urumella
    Genus Vilasina
    Genus Vulcanidas
    Genus Zelithophaga

Taxon Information

The Family Mytilidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Mytilidae, (Graf, 2013).
  • Mytilidae, [Afrotropical, Neotropical, Oriental; 5 species in 3 genera worldwide] (Bogan, 2008).

Bibliography

  • Graf, D.L. 2013. Patterns of freshwater bivalve global diversity and the state of phylogenetic studies on the Unionoida, Sphaeriidae, and Cyrenidae. American Malacological Bulletin 31: 135-153.
  • Bogan, A.E. 2008. Global diversity of freshwater mussels (Mollusca, Bivalvia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 139-147. [Available online]

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