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species

Brackish Water Mussel
Congeria leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Cardiida »  family Dreissenidae »  genus Congeria

Scientific synonyms

Congeria cochleata
Congeria leucophaeta (Conrad, 1831)
Mytilopsis leucophaeata Conrad, 1831
Mytilopsis leucophaeta

Other names

= Dark False Mussel
= Dark Falsemussel

IUCN category:Least Concern

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Mytilopsis leucophaeata Conrad, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [337882]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [155623]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Mytilopsis leucophaeata Conrad, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Congeria leucophaeata (CONRAD, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
EN Laine A. O., Mattila J. & Lehikoinen A. (2006): First record of the brackish water dreissenid bivalve Mytilopsis leucophaeata in the northern Baltic Sea [http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2006/AI_...], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 1: 38-41 [as Mytilopsis leucophaeata]
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2006/AI_...], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Congeria leucophaeta (Conrad, 1831)]

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list