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Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816: generic synonymy
  View species list: 26 species

Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816.
Schumacher, 1816, Overs. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Forhandl. Kjobehhaven: 7 [as ‘Margartifera’].
(correct name for Margartifera Schumacher, 1816)
Type species: Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 (monotypy) = Margaritifera margaritifera.

 
Margartifera Schumacher, 1816.
Schumacher, 1816, Overs. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Forhandl. Kjobehhaven: 7.
(incorrect original spelling of Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816)

 
Margaritana Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 41, 123.
Type species: Margaritana fluviatilis Schumacher, 1817 (monotypy) = Margaritifera margaritifera.

 
Damaris Swainson, 1823.
‘Leach’ Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr.: pl. 160.
‘Leach’ Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cat. Shells Brit. Mus.: ??.
Dupuy, 1852, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 622.
(error for Damalis Leach, 1847)

 
Margatifera Schumacher, 1823.
Schumacher, 1823, Overs. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Forhandl. Kjobehhaven: 6.
(error for Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816)

 
Damalis Leach, 1847.
Leach, 1847, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 273.
(homonym of Fabricius, 1805 [Diptera])
Type species: Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 (monotypy) = Margaritifera margaritifera.

 
Unionidium Gray, 1851.
Gray, 1851, : ??.

 
Baphia Mörch, 1853.
Meuschen, 1787, Mus. Gevers: 472 [as ‘Baphiæ’] [nomen nudum].
‘Meusch. 1787’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 48.
(homonym of Gray, 1847 [Malleidae]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera margaritifera.

 
Danalis Mörch, 1853.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 48.
(intro'd as syn. of Baphia Mörch, 1853)

 
Margaritiferana Fagot, 1893.
Fagot, 1893, Bull. Soc. Ramond: 258.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Margaritana Schumacher, 1817)
Type species: Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819 (monotypy) = Margaritifera margaritifera.

 
Paraheudeana Starobogatov, 1970.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 61, 283.
Type species: Unio valdensis Mantell, 1844 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera valdensis.

 
Plicatibaphia Starobogatov, 1970.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 61, 283.
Type species: Unio flabellatus Goldfuss, 1837 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera flabellata.

 
Schalienaia Starobogatov, 1970.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 61, 283.
Type species: Unio hembeli Conrad, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera hembeli.

 
Dahurinaia Starobogatov, 1970.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 60, 282.
Type species: Unio (Alasm.) dahuricus Middendorff, 1850 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera dahurica.

 
Hungaramblema Starobogatov, 1970.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 61, 283.
Type species: Margaritifera inaequiradiata hantkeni Modell, 1950 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera hantkeni.

 
Shifangella Liu, 1981.
Liu, 1981, Bull. Chengdu. Inst. Geol. Min. Res.: 121.
Type species: Shifangella margartiferiformis Liu, 1981 = Margaritifera margartiferiformis.

 
Palaeomargaritifera Ma, 1984.
Ma, 1984, : 606.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816)
Type species: Margaritifera (Palaeomargaritifera) guangyuanensis Ma, 1984 = Margaritifera guangyuanensis.

 
Dianoconcha Guo, 1988.
Guo, 1988, Yunnan Geol.: 121.
Type species: Dianoconcha alata Guo, 1988 = Margaritifera alata.

 
Kurilinaia Bogatov & Zatravkin, 1988.
Zatravkin & Bogatov in Bogatov & Zatravkin, 1988, Trudy Zool. Inst.: 158.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dahurinaia Starobogatov, 1970)
Type species: Dahurinaia kurilensis Zatravkin & Starobogatov, 1984 (original designation) = Margaritifera laevis.

 
Pseudomargaritifera Ma, 1996.
Ma, 1996, : 420.
Type species: Pseudomargaritifera plana Ma, 1996 = Margaritifera plana.

 
Solenoides Ma, 1996.
Ma, 1996, : 422.
Type species: Solenaia tanggulaensis Zhang et al., 1979 = Margaritifera tanggulaensis.

 
Margaritiana Yang et al., 2014.
Yang et al., 2014, mtDNA: [1].
(error for Margaritana Schumacher, 1817)

 
 
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