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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.

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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 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

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