Definition of Anodonta. Meaning of Anodonta. Synonyms of Anodonta

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Definition of Anodonta

Anodonta
Naiad Na"iad, n. [L. naias, -adis, na["i]s, -idis, a water nymph, Gr ?, ?, fr. ? to flow: cf. F. na["i]ade. Cf. Naid.] 1. (Myth.) A water nymph; one of the lower female divinities, fabled to preside over some body of fresh water, as a lake, river, brook, or fountain. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of a tribe (Naiades) of freshwater bivalves, including Unio, Anodonta, and numerous allied genera; a river mussel. 3. (Zo["o]l) One of a group of butterflies. See Nymph. 4. (Bot.) Any plant of the order Naiadace[ae], such as eelgrass, pondweed, etc.

Meaning of Anodonta from wikipedia

- Anodonta is a genus of freshwater mussels in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. Species in this genus include: Anodonta anatina Linné, 1758 – duck...
- family Unionidae, the river mussels. Anodonta cataracta subsp. cataracta Anodonta cataracta subsp. marginata Anodonta cataracta can reach a size of 10–15...
- Fluvidona anodonta (North Pine River freshwater snail) is a species of minute freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk or micromollusk...
- The swan mussel, Anodonta cygnea, is a large species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusc in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. Because...
- Eastern Asiatic freshwater clam or swan-mussel, scientific name Sinanodonta (Anodonta) woodiana, is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk...
- The duck mussel (Anodonta anatina) is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. See Animalbase...
- Hupodonta Species: H. pulcherrima Binomial name Hupodonta pulcherrima (Moore, [1866]) Synonyms Anodonta pulcherrima Moore, [1866] Pheosia pulcherrima...
- A drawing of the glochidium of the swan mussel (Anodonta cygnea). The larva is 0.35 mm long...
- Mussel of the genus Anodonta, with style ("st") shown in black...
- 9840–9844. PMID 6213614. Hovingh P, Linker A (1993). "Glycosaminoglycans in Anodonta californiensis, a freshwater mussel". Biol. Bull. 185 (2): 263–276. doi:10...
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