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A preliminary review of the nominal genus Villosa of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in North America
Watters, G.T. (2018). A preliminary review of the nominal genus Villosa of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in North America. Visaya: supplement monograph series, 10. Conchology: Philippines. ISBN 978-3-939767-86-2. 140 pp.
Part of: Visaya: supplement monograph series. Conchology: Lapu-Lapu. ISSN 1656-4650, more
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  • Watters, G.T.

Abstract
    Species of the North American freshwater mussel (Unionidae) genus Villosa are reviewed. True Villosa are limited to the extreme southeastern United States. Additional nominal Villosa taxa are placed in the new genera Paetulunio (type species Unio fabalis), Cambarunio (type species Unio iris), Leaunio (type species Unio lienosus), and Sagittunio (type species Unio nasutus). Other species are allocated to theexisting genera Obovaria and Venustaconcha.

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