Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Chinese pond mussel

Chinese pond mussel (Anodonta woodiana)
Introduced to Singapore

This freshwater bivalve is now well-established in parts of Singapore, where it was originally identified as Pseudodon vondembuschianus.

A Preliminary Checklist of the Molluscs of Singapore
Presence of the alien chinese pond mussel Anodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in the Iberian Peninsula
Distribution of the Chinese pond mussel, Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) in Flanders (Belgium): ready for the invasion?
Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia: Unionidae): a new non-indigenous species in Lake Garda (Italy)
First record of Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in Moldova
Expansion of Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in the Czech Republic
Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Mollusca) - a new mussel species in Poland: occurrence and habitat preference in a heated lake system
New records of Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) from Eastern Romania
Distribution of Anodonta (Sinanodonta) woodiana (Rea, 1834) in inland waters of Serbia
Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834), Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774), Dreissena bugensis (Andrusov, 1897) (Mollusca: Bivalvia): Alien invasive species in Romanian fauna
The distribution and abundance of the Chinese mussel Anodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) in the heated Konin lakes
Morphological and genetic variability of the population of Anodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) occurring in the heated Konin lakes system

(Photo by BioKore)