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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819: generic synonymy
  View species list: 7 species

Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819.
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat.: 426.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 310 [as ‘Obovaria’].
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 54.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819 (ICZN) = Obovaria retusa.

 
Rotundaria Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 308.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 52.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Obliquaria Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Obliquaria (Rotundaria) subrotunda Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1848: 407) = Obovaria subrotunda.

 
Pseudoon Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 601 [as ‘Pseudoön’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 298.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828 (original designation) = Obovaria olivaria.

 
Luteacarnea Frierson, 1927.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: errata et corrigenda.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820; new name for Striata Frierson, 1927)

 
Striata Frierson, 1927.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 50.
(homonym of O. Boettger, 1878 [Gastro.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820; renamed Luteacarnea Frierson, 1927)
Type species: Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Obovaria subrotunda.

 
 
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