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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 Ligumia Swainson, 1840: nominal genera
     9 valid species

Ligumea Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 268.
(error for Ligumia Swainson, 1840)

Ligumia Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 267, 271, 273-274, 289-290, 378.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 268 [as ‘Ligumea’].
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio recta Lamarck, 1819 (orig. desig.) = Ligumia recta

Legumia Agassiz, 1852
‘Swainson’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 45.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 46.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 490.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Ligumia Swainson, 1840)

Ligumina Philippi, 1853
Philippi, 1853, Handb. Conch. Mal.: 465.
(error for Ligumia Swainson, 1840)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
LampsilisOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Vanatta (1915), Russell (1934), MacNeil (1935), R.I. Johnson (1969)
Eurynia (s.s.)Ortmann (1912), Utterback (1916), Ortmann (1918)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
Uniode Gregorio (1914), Henderson (1935), Yen (1951)
de Gregorio (1914)
LigumiaOrtmann & Walker (1922), Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), Modell (1957), ..., Smith et al. (2019), Inoue et al. (2020), Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Ptychobranchus (s.s.)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (Ligumia)Frierson (1927), Haas (1930)
Ligumia (s.s.)F.C. Baker (1928), Thiele (1934)
PtychobranchusParmalee & Bogan (1998), Watters et al. (2009)

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