MUSSELp
 
MUSSELpdb
 
 
Taxonomy
 
 
Geography
 
 
 

Page last updated
Sun 31 Oct 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.

Search the database pages:

Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819: nominal genera
     7 valid species

Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 426.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 310 [as ‘Obovaria’].
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 54.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819 (ICZN) = Obovaria retusa

Rotundaria Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 308.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 52.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Obliquaria Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Obliquaria (Rotundaria) subrotunda Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1848: 407) = Obovaria subrotunda

Pseudoon Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 601 [as ‘Pseudoön’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 298.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828 (original designation) = Obovaria olivaria

Luteacarnea Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: errata et corrigenda.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820; new name for Striata Frierson, 1927)

Striata Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 50.
(homonym of O. Boettger, 1878 [Gastro.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820; renamed Luteacarnea Frierson, 1927)
Type species: Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Obovaria subrotunda

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Obovaria (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Ortmann (1918), Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), Frierson (1927), Haas (1930), Thiele (1934), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
Obovaria (Pseudoon)Simpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1912), Simpson (1914), Frierson (1927), F.C. Baker (1928), Thiele (1934), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Campbell & Lydeard (2012)
ObovariaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), ..., Porto-Hannes et al. (2019), Burlakova et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Quadrula (sec. Theliderma)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914), Vanatta (1915), Ortmann & Walker (1922), Burch (1975), Parmalee & Bogan (1998)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia)Simpson (1900)
LampsilisOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Ortmann (1912), ..., Graf & Cummings (2007), Watters et al. (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), ITIS (2012)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
Uniode Gregorio (1914)
Eurynia (Micromya)Ortmann (1916)
Obovaria (Pseudo├Ân)Utterback (1916), Ortmann (1925)
Quadrula (Striata)Frierson (1927)
Lampsilis (Ortmanniana)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (Venusta)Frierson (1927)
RotundariaThiele (1934)
VillosaAthearn (1964), R.I. Johnson (1967), Burch (1975), Gordon et al. (1979), ..., Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), IUCN (2012), Wu et al. (2018)
Lampsilis (Venustaconcha)Haas (1969)
Quadrula (Luteacarnea)Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
PlethobasusMorrison (1969), R.I. Johnson (1980)
PseudoonCampbell & Lydeard (2012)

Page updated: 17:18:56 Sun 31 Oct 2021

 
NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."