Unionidae


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Related to Unionidae: family Unionidae, Sphaeriidae

Unionidae

[‚yü·nē′än·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The fresh-water mussels, a family of bivalve mollusks in the subclass Eulamellibranchia; the larvae, known as glochidia, are parasitic on fish.
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Evaluation of techniques for age determination of freshwater mussels(Unionidae).
Distribution, age structure, and movements of the freshwater mussel Elliptio complanata (Mollusca: Unionidae) in a headwater stream.
Freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Unionidae) of the Middle Branch, North Fork Vermilion River, Illinois/Indiana.
The Margaritiferidae family was classified in 1929, and until that year the genus Margaritifera was seen as belonging to the Unionidae family.
Gerald, "Effects of shell shape, size, and sculpture in burrowing and anchoring abilities in the freshwater mussel Potamilus alatus (Unionidae)," Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol.
Freshwater mussels from Upper Triassic Newark Supergroup of Atlantic coast rift-basin lakes were interpreted to belong to Mulleriidae (was Mycetopodidae; Mycetopoda), Hyriidae (Diplodon), and Unionidae (Anoplophora, Unio) by Pilsbry (4,5).
Distributional and habitat survey of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) in Texas rivers.
Relationship between streambed substrate characteristics and freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in coastal plain streams.
Freshwater Mussel (Unionidae) Remains from the Bilbo Basin Site, Mississippi, U.S.A.: Archaeological Considerations and Resource Management Implications.
Acquired resistance of bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) to glochidia larvae of the freshwater mussel Utterbackia imbecillis (Bivalvia: Unionidae) after multiple infections.
The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) of the Clinton River, Michigan, with comments on man's impact on the fauna, 1870-1978.