Pleuronaia

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Pleuronaia
Pleuronaia dolabelloides.png
Pleuronaia dolabelloides
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Unionida
Family: Unionidae
Genus: Pleuronaia
Species:
P. 
Binomial name
Pleuronaia
Frierson, 1927
Synonyms

Lexingtonia

Pleuronaia is a genus of freshwater mussels, aquatic bivalve mollusks in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. They are native to the United States.

Some members of this genus were formerly included under the now-obsolete name Lexingtonia.[1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, David; Lydeard, Charles (2012). "Molecular Systematics of Fusconaia (Bivalvia: Unionidae: Ambleminae)". American Malacological Bulletin. 30 (1): 1–17.