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Sun 31 Oct 2021

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 Ortmanniana Frierson, 1927: nominal genera
     2 valid species

Ortmanniana Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 79.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Unio carinatus Barnes, 1823 (original designation) = Ortmanniana ligamentina

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
Lampsilis (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Vanatta (1915), Burch (1975)
BariostaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
LampsilisIhering (1901), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Vanatta (1915), Vidrine (1993)
NephronaiasOrtmann (1912), Utterback (1916), Ortmann (1918)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
ActinonaiasOrtmann & Walker (1922), Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), F.C. Baker (1928), ..., Inoue et al. (2020), Klymus et al. (2020), Bolotov et al. (2020), Bieler (2021)
Elliptio (Sphenonaias)Frierson (1927)
Lampsilis (Ligumia)Frierson (1927), Haas (1930)
Lampsilis (Ortmanniana)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (sec. Ortmanniana)Thiele (1934)
UnioHenderson (1935)
LigumiaHaas (1969)
Nephronaias (Sphenonaias)Haas (1969)
EllipsariaMorrison (1969)
VenustaconchaOesch (1984)
SphenonaiasGraf & Cummings (2007), Graf & Cummings (2021)
OrtmannianaPfeiffer et al. (2019), Lor et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

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