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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Leptodea Rafinesque, 1820: nominal genera
     3 valid species

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 (Leptodea) 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)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (Proptera)Simpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914), Vanatta (1915), Frierson (1927), Burch (1975)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
PropteraOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
ParapteraOrtmann (1912), Ortmann (1918)
Unio (Symphynota)de Gregorio (1914)
LampsilisVanatta (1915)
LasmonosUtterback (1916), Utterback (1916)
LeptodeaOrtmann & Walker (1922), Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), F.C. Baker (1928), ..., Chen et al. (2020), Teiga-Teixeira et al. (2020), Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Lampsilis (Leptodea)Frierson (1927)
UnioHenderson (1935)
MedionidusHaas (1969), Burch (1975), R.I. Johnson (1977), Turgeon et al. (1988), ..., IUCN (2000), Graf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), ITIS (2012)
PotamilusSmith et al. (2020)

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