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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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genus Venustaconcha Frierson, 1927: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Venusta Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 81.
(homonym of O. Boettger, 1877 [Gastro.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820; renamed Venustaconcha Frierson, 1927)
Type species: Unio venustus Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Venustaconcha ellipsiformis

Venustaconcha Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: errata et corrigenda.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 837 [1273].
(new name for Venusta Frierson, 1927)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
Lampsilis (Carunculina)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
Eurynia (Micromya)Ortmann (1912), Ortmann (1915), Ortmann (1918), Ortmann (1918)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
Uniode Gregorio (1914)
NephronaiasUtterback (1916)
MicromyaOrtmann (1924), Ortmann (1925)
Lampsilis (Venusta)Frierson (1927)
Ligumia (Micromya)F.C. Baker (1928)
Lampsilis (sec. Venustaconcha)Thiele (1934)
Lampsilis (Venustaconcha)Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
VillosaStansbery (1970), R.I. Johnson (1970), Burch (1975), R.I. Johnson (1980), ..., Jones (2015), Lane et al. (2016), Williams et al. (2017), Klymus et al. (2020)
ActinonaiasBurch (1975), Mathiak (1979), Gordon et al. (1979), R.I. Johnson (1980), ITIS (2012)
VenustaconchaOesch (1984), Turgeon et al. (1988), Cummings & Mayer (1992), Williams et al. (1993), ..., Wu et al. (2020), Teiga-Teixeira et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Bieler (2021)
V.Sheng et al. (2014)

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