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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Lasmigona Rafinesque, 1831: generic synonymy
  View species list: 8 species

Amblamodon Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 80.
(incorrect original spelling of Amblasmodon Rafinesque, 1831)

 
Amblasmadon Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
(error for Amblasmodon Rafinesque, 1831)

 
Amblasmodon Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 78.
(correct name for Amblamodon Rafinesque, 1831)
Type species: Amblasmodon hians Rafinesque, 1831 (monotypy) = Lasmigona costata.

 
Lasmigona Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 78.
(renamed Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Alasmidonta costata Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 664) = Lasmigona costata.

 
Pterosyna Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 79.
Type species: Alasmodonta complanata Barnes, 1823 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona complanata.

 
Sulcularia Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 79.
Type species: Sulcularia badia Rafinesque, 1831 (sub. desig. by Frierson, 1914: 7) = Lasmigona holstonia.

 
Lymnadia Sowerby, 1839.
‘Sw.’ Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 60.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 265-266, 268, 273, 285, 289-290; 379 [as ‘Lymnadea’].
(renamed Limnadea Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Lymnadia gigas (monotypy) = Lasmigona complanata.

 
Complanaria Swainson, 1840.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 288-290, 382.
Type species: Complanaria gigas Swainson, 1840 = Lasmigona complanata.

 
Lymnadea Swainson, 1840.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 379.
(error for Lymnadia Sowerby, 1839)

 
Megadomus Swainson, 1840.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 265-266, 268-269, 274-275, 290, 378.
Type species: Unio gigas Swainson, 1824 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona complanata.

 
Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 135.
(new name for Lasmigona Rafinesque, 1831)

 
Elasmogena Herrmannsen, 1852.
Herrmannsen, 1852, Ind. Gener. Malacol.: 49.
(error for Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846)

 
Sulcataria Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 673.
(error for Sulcularia Rafinesque, 1831)

 
Symphynota Simpson, 1900.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 662.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus.: 280.
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus: 41.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 480.
(reference to Symphynota Lea, 1829)
Type species: Symphynota compressa Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona compressa.

 
Pterosygna Simpson, 1900.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 665.
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus: 43.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 490.
Walker, 1918, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 2.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey: 147.
(error for Pterosyna Rafinesque, 1831)

 
Alasminota Ortmann, 1914.
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus: 41.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 33.
Ortmann, 1923, Nautilus: 83.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 22.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Symphynota Lea, 1829)
Type species: Margaritana holstonia Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona holstonia.

 
Platynaias Walker, 1918.
Walker, 1918, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 2.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 33.
Type species: Symphynota compressa Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona compressa.

 
Elasmigena Clarke, 1985.
‘Herrmannsen’ Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool.: 2.
(error for Elasmogena Herrmannsen, 1852)

 
 
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