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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae

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Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820: generic synonymy
  View species list: 32 species

Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 298.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 7.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 43, 84.
Type species: Unio ovatus Say, 1817 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1847: 575) = Lampsilis ovata.

Aeglia Swainson, 1840.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 265-268, 273, 275-277, 281, 285, 289-290, 378 [as ‘Æglia’].
Type species: Unio ovatus Say, 1817 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1846: 20) = Lampsilis ovata.

Aglia Gray, 1847.
‘Swains.’ Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 196.
(error for Aeglia Swainson, 1840)

Lampsilus Cook & Mansfield, 1933.
Mansfield in Cook & Mansfield, 1933, J. Washington Acad. Sci.: 267.
(error for Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Lamsilis van der Schalie, 1934.
van der Schalie, 1934, Nautilus: pl. 15.
(error for Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Simpsonunio Starobogatov, 1970.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 71, 288.
Type species: Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Lampsilis teres.

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