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Molecular and morphological data on two species complexes in the freshwater mussel genus Cyclonaias

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1999
End Date
2018

Citation

Johnson, N.A., Smith, C.H., Pfeiffer, J.P., Randklev, C.R., Williams, J.D., and Austin, J.D., 2018, Molecular and morphological data on two species complexes in the freshwater mussel genus Cyclonaias: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9SRSHV2.

Summary

We examined species boundaries within an imperiled group of freshwater mussels in the genus Cyclonaias (Bivalvia: Unionidae) using morphometrics, molecular phylogenetics, and multispecies coalescent models to help guide pending conservation assessments and legislative decisions. Congruence across all lines of evidence indicated that current taxonomy overestimates diversity in the C. pustulosa species complex, while underestimating diversity in the C. nodulata species complex. Here we provide all molecular, morphological, and collection information collected and analyzed in our investigation.

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Cyclonaias_molecular_material_examined_SciBase_V2.2_07182018.csv 49.72 KB
Cyclonaias_morphological_material_examined_SciBase_V2_07182018.csv 195.61 KB
Johnson_et_al_Cyclonaias_ML_tree_UF_BSsupport_V2.pdf 300.12 KB
Johnson_et_al_Cyclonaias_ML_tree_PPsupport_V2.pdf 387.09 KB
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Purpose

These data were collected and analyzed to determine species boundaries within an imperiled group of freshwater mussels in the genus Cyclonaias (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in order to help guide pending conservation assessments and legislative decisions.

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