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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

For each valid genus, the nominal generic synonyms are listed.

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genus Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820: nominal genera
     16 valid species

Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 319.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 61.
Type species: Cyclas caroliniana Bosc, 1801 (orig. desig.) = Polymesoda caroliniana

Anomala Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 20.
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 255.
(homonym of v. Block, 1799 [Hymen.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Cyrena Lamarck, 1818; renamed Egeta Adams & Adams, 1857)
Type species: Cyrena anomala Deshayes, 1854 (tautonomy) = Polymesoda anomala

Polymeroda Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 241.
(error for Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820)

Pseudocyrena Bourguignat, 1854
Bourguignat, 1854, Rev. Mag. Zool. 6: 673.
Type species: Cyrena maritima d’Orbigny, 1853 = Polymesoda floridana

Egeta Adams & Adams, 1857
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 651.
(new name for Anomala Deshayes, 1854)

Egetaria Mörch, 1861
Mörch, 1861, Malak. Blatt. 7: 194.
Type species: Polymesoda pullastra Mörch, 1861 = Polymesoda notabilis

Cyprinella Gabb, 1864
Gabb, 1864, Geol. Surv. Calif., Paleont. 1: 170.
(homonym of Girard, 1856 [Pisces]; renamed Diodus Gabb, 1868)

Diodus Gabb, 1868
Gabb, 1868, Geol. Surv. Calif., Paleont. 2: 242.
(new name for Cyprinella Gabb, 1864)

Leptosiphon Fischer, 1872
Fischer, 1872, Ann. Lyceum New York 10: 195.
Type species: Cyclas caroliniana Bosc, 1801 = Polymesoda caroliniana

Neocyrena Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 631, 634.
Type species: Cyrena nicaraguana Prime, 1870 (sub. desig. by H.B. Baker, 1930: 60) = Polymesoda solida

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