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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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genus Prisodontopsis Tomlin, 1928: nominal genera
     2 valid species

Pseudavicula Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 860.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1190.
(homonym of Hudleston, 1890; renamed Prisodontopsis Tomlin, 1928)
Type species: Unio (Metaptera) johnstoni E.A. Smith, 1893 (orig. desig.) = Prisodontopsis aviculaeformis

Prisodontopsis Tomlin, 1928
Tomlin, 1928, Nautilus 42: 66.
(new name for Pseudavicula Simpson, 1900)

Kistinaia Haas, 1936
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 64.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Caelatura (Kistinaia) schoutedeni Haas, 1936 (orig. desig.) = Prisodontopsis mweruensis

Mweruella Haas, 1936
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 63 [as ‘Mweruëlla’].
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Unio mweruensis E.A. Smith, 1908 (orig. desig.) = Prisodontopsis mweruensis

Miocruella Salisbury, 1948
Salisbury, 1948, Zool. Rec. 82: 81.
(error for Mweruella Haas, 1936)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

PseudaviculaSimpson (1900), Kobelt (1910), Simpson (1914), Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Modell (1942)
ParreysiaSimpson (1914), Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927)
PrisodontopsisTomlin (1928), Thiele (1934), Mandahl-Barth (1968), Pain & Woodward (1968), ..., Pfeiffer et al. (2018), Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Ortiz-Sepulveda et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Caelatura [sic] (Mweruella)Haas (1936), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Caelatura [sic] (Kistinaia)Haas (1936), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
MweruellaPain & Woodward (1968), Daget (1998), Graf & Cummings (2007), IUCN (2010), Bogan (2010), Graf & Cummings (2011), Ortiz-Sepulveda et al. (2020)
Caelatura [sic]Mandahl-Barth (1968), Mandahl-Barth (1988)
Mweruella (s.s.)Starobogatov (1970)
CoelaturaBolotov et al. (2017), Bolotov et al. (2017), Huang et al. (2019)

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