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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. The taxonomic history (since 1900) at the bottom of the page lists the genera to which all of the currently included species have been classified.

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genus Velesunio Iredale, 1934: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Aparcthyria Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 67.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190-191.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Centralhyria Iredale, 1934)
Type species: Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867 (orig. desig.) = Velesunio angasi

Centralhyria Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 65.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Unio (Alasmodon) stuarti Adams & Angas, 1863 (orig. desig.) = Velesunio wilsonii

Velesunio Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 59.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
Type species: Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850 (orig. desig.) = Velesunio ambiguus

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Diplodon (Hyridella sec. Cucumaria)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
VelesunioIredale (1934), Modell (1942), Iredale (1943), McMichael (1956), ..., Sano et al. (2020), Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Klunzinger et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
WestralunioIredale (1934), Iredale (1943)
CentralhyriaIredale (1934), Iredale (1943)
AparcthyriaIredale (1943)
QuaesithyriaIredale (1943)
Hyridella (Velesunio)Haas (1969)

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