Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Palaeoheterodonta > Order Unionoida > Superfamily Unionoidea

Unionidae Rafinesque, 1820

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Anodonta Link, 1807
Unio Philipsson, 1788

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Swedish: m√•larmusslor

Literature

additional source

Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184.

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Citation

Bouchet, P. (2014). Unionidae Rafinesque, 1820. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160333

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, not brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2012-01-04 by Philippe Bouchet

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