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Freshwater Pearly Mussel
Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Unionida »  family Margaritiferidae »  genus Margaritifera »  subgenus Margaritifera

Scientific synonyms

Avicula margaritifera
Margaritana margaritifera

Other names

= Eastern Pearlshell
= Freshwater Pearl Mussel

Endangered

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Margaritifera margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Margaritifera margaritifera parvula (Haas, 1908)

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Margaritifera margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [337885]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [12799]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Margaritifera margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Margaritifera margaritifera (LINNÉ, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
CZ Horsák M., Juřičková L., Beran L., Čejka T. & Dvořák L. (2010): Komentovaný seznam měkkýšů zjištěných ve volné přírodě České a Slovenské republiky [http://mollusca.sav.sk/pdf/9/Suppl-1-v2....], Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, Suppl. 1: 1–37. [as Margaritifera margaritifera (Linné, 1758)]
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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Explanations

species extinct in area described by check-list