Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A unio; any member of the Unionidæ.

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  • noun zoology Any member of the Unionidae.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The native freshwater bivalves of Illinois represent three families, of which the great majority belong to the Unionidae -- hence the term "unionid," which is often used when speaking about native mussels in general.

    Zach Klein Universal Feed

  • The other bivalve species I noticed, which was much less abundant than Corbicula, was the following native unionid.

    Bivalves in the C&O Canal

  • The other bivalve species I noticed, which was much less abundant than Corbicula, was the following native unionid.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • D. polymorpha impairs unionid metabolic activity and locomotion resulting in depleted energy and effectively starve them to death.

    Freshwater mussels in North America - factors affecting their endangerment and extinction

  • Gerald Lang Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Color variations of unionid shells and possible evidence for beaver predation on freshwater mussels.

    Bootleg transactions of the 10th MAM meeting

  • Gerald Lang Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Color variations of unionid shells and possible evidence for beaver predation on freshwater mussels.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Jerry Lang CMNH; Butler County Community College: Surveys of the unionid mussels, the populations of which have been going down.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Jerry Lang CMNH; Butler County Community College: Surveys of the unionid mussels, the populations of which have been going down.

    Bootleg proceedings of the 1st OVUM meeting

  • Daniel Graf discussed the unionid freshwater mussels of the Congo region in Africa.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Daniel Graf discussed the unionid freshwater mussels of the Congo region in Africa.

    MAM report

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