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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. Click here for the list of valid species.

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genus Galatea Bruguière, 1797: generic synonyms

Galatea Bruguière, 1797
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 250.
Type species: Galathea radiata Lamarck, 1804 = Galatea paradoxa

Galathea Lamarck, 1804
Lamarck, 1804, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 5: 431.
(homonym of Fabricius, 1793; renamed Egeria de Roissy, 1805; renamed Potamophila Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821)
Type species: Galathea radiata Lamarck, 1804 (monotypy) = Galatea paradoxa

Egeria de Roissy, 1805
de Roissy, 1805, Hist. Nat. Moll. 6: 324.
(new name for Galathea Lamarck, 1804)

Potamophila Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: pl. 66.
(new name for Galathea Lamarck, 1804)

Megadesma Bowdich, 1822
Bowdich, 1822, unknown publication: 8, fig. 21.
(new name for Galathea Lamarck, 1804)

Galataea Leach, 1823
Leach, 1823, unknown publication: 59.
(error for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)

Galathaea Bory de St. Vincent, 1827
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 151.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 88.
(error for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)

Galateola Herrmannsen, 1846
Fleming, 1828, Hist. Brit. Anim.: 409.
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 458.

Galateia Brito Capello, 1878
Brito Capello, 1878, unknown publication: 2.
(error for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)

Galatheia Dautzenberg, 1891
Dautzenberg, 1891, unknown publication: 576.
(error for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)

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