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Margaritifera margaritifera  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 80371

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758
 
    Margaritana fluviatilis Schumacher, 1817
 
    Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819
 
    Alasmodonta arcuata Barnes, 1823
 
    Unio roissyi Michaud, 1831
 
    Unio brunneus Bonhomme, 1840
 
    Unio tristis Morelet, 1845
 
    Margaritifera borealis Westerlund, 1871
 
    Margaritana freytagi Kobelt, 1886
 
    Margaritana michaudi Locard, 1889
 
    Margaritana pyrenaica Bourguignat in Locard, 1889
 
    Margaritana alleni Castro in Locard, 1899
 
    Margaritana durrovensis Phillips, 1928
 
    Unio margaritifer minor Rossmässler, 1835
 
    Margaritana margaritifera parvula Haas, 1908
 
    Margaritana margaritifera siluriana Bloomer, 1926
 
  Common Name(s): eastern pearlshell [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPalaeoheterodonta Newell, 1965  
                      OrderUnionoida Stoliczka, 1871  
                         SuperfamilyUnionoidea Rafinesque, 1820  
                            FamilyMargaritiferidae Haas, 1940  
                               GenusMargaritifera Schumacher, 1816  
                                  SpeciesMargaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) – eastern pearlshell  
       

 References
       
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  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site, website (version 08Aug2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2013. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), updated 8 August 2013. MUSSEL Project Web Site, http://www.mussel-project.net   
  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Araujo, Rafael, Joaquim Reis, Annie Machordom, Carlos Toledo, Maria Jose Madeira, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Las náyades de la península Ibérica   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Iberus, vol. 27., no. 2   
  Page(s): 7-72   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0212-3010   
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  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Palearctic freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) diversity and the Comparatory Method as a species concept   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 156, no. 1   
  Page(s): 71-88   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0097-3157   
  Notes: doi: 10.1635/0097-3157(2007)156[71:PFMMBU]2.0.CO;2   
  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the systematics and global diversity of freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 73, part 4   
  Page(s): 291-314   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0260-1230   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym029   
  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, W. K. Emerson, W. G. Lyons, W. Pratt, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 16   
  Page(s): vii + 277   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-47-4, 0097-0638  
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  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
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  Reference for: Margaritifera margaritifera   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Widespread in eastern North America and western Eurasia; reported from Iceland  
 

 

   

 
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