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Noun1.Anodonta - thin-shelled freshwater musselsAnodonta - thin-shelled freshwater mussels  
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Unionidae, Unionidae - freshwater mussels found worldwide
thin-shelled mussel - mussel with thin fragile shells having only rudimentary hinge teeth
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ABSTRACT This study describes the seasonal reproductive cycle, gonad structure, and sex ratio of the Anodonta gabillotia pseudodopsis.
Accumulation and depuration of cyanobacterial paralytic shellfish toxins by the freshwater mussel Anodonta cygnea.
Quantity of sporocysts and seasonality of two Rhipidocotyle species (Digenea: Bucephalidae) in Anodonta piscinalis (Mollusca: Bivalvia).
Paternal mitochondrial DNA differentiation far exceeds maternal mitochondrial DNA and allozyme differentiation in the fresh water mussel, Anodonta grandis grandis.
Quantitative analysis of the structure and function of the marsupial gills of the freshwater mussel Anodonta cataracta.
The swan mussel Anodonta woodiana living in same pond in Japan has been known to exhibit two forms.
Heard (1975) described that in Anodonta, the non-marsupial demibranchs did not form the secondary sepia, and a comparatively large number of filaments were distributed between the in nor membranes of the primary septa, whereas marsupial demibranchs were divided by the secondary septa that produced the secondary water tubes, resulting in tripartite marsupial organization.
magellanicus, and Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus 1758) ligaments when measurements are repeated over a relatively short period of time (Trueman 1953a).
Other large edible mussels, Unio pictorum (painters mussel) and Anodonta sp.
intermedia from Anodonta anatina is capable of piercing the gills of host mussels with their pedipalps, allowing them to feed on hemolymph and mucus.
Growth rates of the freshwater mussel, Anodonta imbecillis Say 1829, in five West Virginia wildlife station ponds.