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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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Pyganodon Fischer & Crosse, 1894: generic synonymy
  View species list: 5 species

Flexiplis Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 6.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 82.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Anodonta (Flexiplis?) digonota Rafinesque, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Pyganodon cataracta.

Pyganodon Fischer & Crosse, 1894.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool.: 518.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Anodonta globosa Lea, 1841 (subsequent designation by Frierson, 1927: ??) = Pyganodon grandis.

Flexiptis Neave, 1940.
Neave, 1940, Nomen. Zool.: 412.
(error for Flexiplis Rafinesque, 1831)

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