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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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We collected 45 Anodonta grandis, all colonized by zebra mussels, on 10 Jul.
We also suppose that freshwater bivalves, such as Anodonta, that are symbiotic with the green alga Chlorella sp.
Interaction between aluminum and two freshwater bivalves Anodonta cygnea and Dreissenapolymorpha at neutral pH.
1] reported for the unionid Anodonta cygnea (Potts, 1954a) is similar to concentrations we observed in T.
Notes on the relationship between the freshwater mussel Anodonta implicata Say and the alewife Pomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson).
The presence of V-ATPase pumps in molluscan epithelia has been implied in electrophysiological studies of the outer mantle epithelium in Unio complanatus (Hudson, 1993) and in Anodonta cygnea (da Costa et al.
The population dynamics and sexual strategy of Anodonta woodiana (Bivalvia: Unionacea) in Plover Cove Reservoir, Hong Kong.
ABSTRACT The shell microstructure of freshwater bivalve Anodonta cygnea was observed from the ventral margin toward the intrapallial regions by scanning electronic microscopy during the spring/summer period.
Quantitative analysis of the structure and function of the marsupial gills of the freshwater mussel Anodonta cataracta.
Growing oocytes with a cytoplasmic stalk have also been described for Anodonta Lamarck, 1799 (Beams & Sekhon 1966); Sphaerium simile (Say, 1817) (Zumoff 1973); and in several marine molluscs (Young & De Martini 1970, Cifuentes 1975, Huaquin 1979, Lozada & Reyes 1981).
The green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri, and the guppy, Poecilia reticulata, also are reported as hosts for Anodonta oregonensis and Lasmigona compressa, respectively (Chamberlain and Jones, 1929; Tompa, 1979).