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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 Leptodea Rafinesque, 1820: generic synonyms

Leptodea Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 40.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio fragilis Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1847: 584) = Leptodea fragilis

Lasmonos Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 81.
(renamed Monelasmus Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Lasmonos fragilis Rafinesque, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Leptodea fragilis

Monelasmus Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 237.
(new name for Lasmonos Rafinesque, 1831)

Monelagmus Paetel, 1875
‘Agas.’ Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 127.
(error for Monelasmus Agassiz, 1846)

Paraptera Ortmann, 1911
Ortmann, 1911, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 4: 301.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 330.
Type species: Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823 (orig. desig.) = Leptodea fragilis

Pareptera Frierson, 1914
‘Ortmann’ Frierson, 1914, Nautilus 28: 7.
(error for Paraptera Ortmann, 1911)

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