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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811: generic synonymy
  View species list: 89 species

Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811.
Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811, Mag. Ges. Nat. Fr. Berlin: 56.
(renamed Cyanocyclas Blainville, 1818)
Type species: Tellina fluminalis Müller, 1774 = Corbicula fluminalis.

Cyanocyclas Blainville, 1818.
Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat.: 280.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Cyclas Lamarck, 1799; new name for Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811)

Cyrena Lamarck, 1818.
Lamarck, 1818, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 551’ [2nd page 551].
Type species: Cyrena cor Lamarck, 1818 = Corbicula fluminalis.

Venulites Schloth, 1820.
Schloth, 1820, Petref.: 200.

Cyrene Schlüter, 1838.
Schlüter, 1838, Kurzgef. Syst. Verz. Conch. Samml.: 34.
(error for Cyrena Lamarck, 1818)

Cyrnea Deshayes, 1858.
Deshayes, 1858, Descr. Anim. s. Vert. Bassin Paris: 484.
(error for Cyrena Lamarck, 1818)

Corbulica Chenu, 1862.
Chenu, 1862, Manuel Conchyl.: 102.
(error for Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811)

Cirene Costa, 1866.
Costa, 1866, Atti Acad. Sci. Fis. Nat. Soc. Napoli: 27.
(error for Cyrena Lamarck, 1818)

Cirena Sacco, 1887.
Sacco, 1887, Boll. Soc. Malac. Ital.: 142.
(error for Cyrena Lamarck, 1818)

Corbiculina Dall, 1903.
Dall, 1903, Trans. Wagner Free Inst.: 1449.
Dall, 1903, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.: 6.
Type species: Corbicula angasi Prime, 1864 = Corbicula australis.

Cyrenodonax Dall, 1903.
Dall, 1903, Trans. Wagner Free Inst.: 1450.
Dall, 1903, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.: 6.
Type species: Corbicula (Cyrenodonax) formosana Dall, 1903 = Corbicula formosana.

Corbiculla Dalgliesh, 1907.
Dalgliesh, 1907, Jour. Bombay nat. Hist.: 956.
(error for Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811)

Gyrena de Gregorio, 1930.
de Gregorio, 1930, Ann. Géol. Paléont., livr.: 29.
(error for Cyrena Lamarck, 1818)

Posostrea Bogan & Bouchet, 1998.
Bogan & Bouchet, 1998, Hydrobiologia: 132.
Type species: Posostrea anomioides Bogan & Bouchet, 1998 (monotypy) = Corbicula anomioides.

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