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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 Actinonaias Crosse & Fischer, 1894: nominal genera
     10 valid species

Actinonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 556.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio sapotalensis Lea, 1841 (orig. desig.) = Actinonaias sapotalensis

Graphonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 557.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio medellinus Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Actinonaias medellina

Actionaias Ortmann, 1925
Ortmann, 1925, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9: 349.
(error for Actinonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Graptonaias Haas, 1969
Haas, 1969, Treatise on Invert. Paleo: N425.
(error for Graphonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

NephronaiasSimpson (1900), Ihering (1901), Ortmann (1912), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Lampsilis)Martens (1900)
Unio (Elliptio)Martens (1900)
Simpson (1900)
LampsilisPilsbry (1910), Simpson (1914)
Lampsilis (Actinonaias)Frierson (1927), Haas (1929)
Lampsilis (Friersonia)Haas (1929)
ActinonaiasThiele (1934), Modell (1957), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Graf & Cummings (2007), Bogan (2010), Bogan (2013), Graf & Cummings (2021)
UnioHenderson (1935)

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