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Wed 01 Dec 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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Disconaias Crosse & Fischer, 1894: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Disconaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 556.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio discus Lea, 1838 (original designation) = Disconaias disca

Lapidosus Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 700.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio lapidosus Kobelt, 1893 (original designation) = Disconaias disca

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

NephronaiasSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (sec. Lapidosus)Simpson (1900)
Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Lampsilis)Martens (1900)
Unio (Elliptio)Martens (1900)
LampsilisPilsbry (1910), Simpson (1914)
ParapteraOrtmann (1912)
Lampsilis (Proptera)Simpson (1914)
UnioSimpson (1914)
Lampsilis (Disconaias)Frierson (1927), Haas (1929), Haas (1940), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (sec. Disconaias)Thiele (1934)
DisconaiasTurgeon et al. (1988), Williams et al. (1993), IUCN (1996), R.I. Johnson (1998), ..., ITIS (2012), Williams et al. (2017), Tiemann et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
PotamilusHowells et al. (1996), Haag (2012)
ActinonaiasR.I. Johnson (1998), Contreras-Arquieta (2000)
Potamilis [sic]Contreras-Arquieta (2000)

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