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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Ptychobranchus Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     8 valid species

Plagiola Rafinesque, 1819
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 426.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 302 [as ‘Obliquaria (Plagiola)’].
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 46.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Obliquaria interrupta Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1847: 279) = Ptychobranchus fasciolaris

Ptychobranchus Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 52: 79.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 612.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 332.
Type species: Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828 (orig. desig.) = Ptychobranchus fasciolaris

Subtentus Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 65.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Ptychobranchus Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Unio subtentus Say, 1825 (orig. desig.) = Ptychobranchus subtentus

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