I am trying to identify this freshwater bivalve collected in the nothern
Peruvian amazon, in that kind of lakes created by the amazon rivers.
I would be very grateful if you could help me. Find attached the picture.
Thank you very much in
advance. I look forward to hearing from you.
Ideas to: Martí Orta
- Dear Marti, I am referring you to my links page for unionidae: http://www.directory.manandmollusc.net/molluscs/bivalves/freshwater/mussels_(unionidae)/
Check out Kevin Cummings excellent ID site Unionoida
Of The World
If you cannot locate your shell from here, please let me know and
I will set up a Mystery Page for you.
Dear Avril, First of all, thank you very much for your fast
answer. In fact, I had checked that web before contacting you,
but I could not manage to identify properly the shell. I found
this other link: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/ucamara/mollusks.htm
; from here, I can suppose that it is an Anodontites sp (Super-Order.
UNIONOIDA; Family Mycetopodidae ) but I am not sure at all.
I would be very grateful if you can set up a Mystery Page for
me, in order that any specialist could verify or not my absolutely
Thank you very much once again.
the bivalve is probably the Mycetopodidae family - Anodontites
trapezialis ( Lamarck, 1819).
Best regards, Eduardo P.
Marty mystery seems a Anadontites trapesialis, but i'm not
familiar with the family. ...Fabio Wiggers