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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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Lamprotula Simpson, 1900: generic synonymy
  View species list: 20 species

Lamprotula Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 796.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 913.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Chama plumbea Chemnitz, 1795 (orig. desig.) = Lamprotula plumbea.

Parunio Ping, 1931.
Ping, 1931, Bull. Geol. Soc. China: 236.
Type species: Parunio crassus Ping, 1931 (original designation) = Lamprotula crassa.

Lamprotura Uwadi, 1934.
Uwadi, 1934, Jour. Geol. Soc. Tokyo: explanation to pl. 7.
(error for Lamprotula Simpson, 1900)

Iolamprotula Martinson, 1964.
Martinson, 1964, Colloque du Jurrassique: 160.
(error for Eolamprotula Gu [Ku], 1962)

Richthofenia Modell, 1964.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll.: 110.
(homonym of Kayser, 1883 (Brachiopoda); intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamprotula Simpson, 1900; renamed Sinolamprotula Gu, 1976)
Type species: Unio leaii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833 (orig. desig.) = Lamprotula leaii.

Cuneolamprotula Gu, 1976.
Gu & Huang in Gu, 1976, Lamell. Foss. China: 319.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamprotula Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Unio bazini Heude, 1877 = Lamprotula bazini.

Sinolamprotula Gu, 1976.
Gu & Huang in Gu, 1976, Lamell. Foss. China: 324.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamprotula Simpson, 1900; new name for Richthofenia Modell, 1964)

Richtofenia Vokes, 1980.
‘Modell’ Of Authors.
Vokes, 1980, Genera of the Bivalvia: 78.
Vaught, 1989, Class. Livinh Moll.: 121.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll.: 1056.
(error for Richthofenia Modell, 1964)

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