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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820: nominal genera
     34 valid species

Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 298.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 7.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 43, 84.
Type species: Unio ovatus Say, 1817 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1847: 575) = Lampsilis ovata

Aeglia Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 265-268, 273, 275-277, 281, 285, 289-290, 378 [as ‘Æglia’].
Type species: Unio ovatus Say, 1817 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1846: 20) = Lampsilis ovata

Aglia Gray, 1847
‘Swains.’ Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 196.
(error for Aeglia Swainson, 1840)

Lampsida Landacre, 1902
Landacre, 1902, Ohio Naturalist 3(1): 320.
(error for Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Lampsilus Cook & Mansfield, 1933
Mansfield in Cook & Mansfield, 1933, J. Washington Acad. Sci. 23: 267.
(error for Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Lamsilis van der Schalie, 1934
van der Schalie, 1934, Nautilus 47(4): pl. 15.
(error for Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Simpsonunio Starobogatov, 1970
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 71, 288.
Type species: Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Lampsilis teres

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Frierson (1927), Haas (1930), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), R.I. Johnson (1970), R.I. Johnson (1972)
Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
LampsilisSimpson (1900), Simpson (1900), Ihering (1901), Ortmann (1909), ..., Lopes-Lima et al. (2021), Zieritz et al. (2021), Sonowal et al. (2021), Patterson et al. (2021)
Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900)
Simpson (1900), de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914), Vanatta (1915), Frierson (1927), Haas (1969), Burch (1975)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
Lampsida [sic]Landacre (1902)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
Uniode Gregorio (1914), Branson (1935), Henderson (1935), Yen (1952), Good (2004)
Eurynia (Micromya)Utterback (1916)
Elliptio (s.s.)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (Ligumia)Frierson (1927), Haas (1930)
Lampsilis (Ortmanniana)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
PropteraFrierson (1927)
LigumiaHaas (1969)
Lampsilis (Simpsonunio)Starobogatov (1970)
VillosaBurch (1975), R.I. Johnson (1980), ITIS (2012)
ActinonaiasR.I. Johnson (1980)
“Unio”Evanoff et al. (1998)
L.Sheng et al. (2014)

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