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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.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Ellipsaria Rafinesque, 1820: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Ellipsaria Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 303.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 47.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Obliquaria Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) ellipsaria Rafinesque, 1820 (tautonomy) = Ellipsaria lineolata

Crenodonta Schlüter, 1838
Schlüter, 1838, Kurzgef. Syst. Verz. Conch. Samml.: 33.
Type species: Unio securis Deshayes, 1830 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1852: 38) = Ellipsaria lineolata

Plagiolopsis Thiele, 1934
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 834 [1269].
Type species: Unio securis Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Ellipsaria lineolata

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Plagiola (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
PlagiolaOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Ortmann (1912), ..., Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Mathiak (1979), Gordon et al. (1979)
Uniode Gregorio (1914)
PlagiolopsisThiele (1934)
CrenodontaMorrison (1969)
EllipsariaBurch (1975), R.I. Johnson (1980), Oesch (1984), Turgeon et al. (1988), ..., Inoue et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

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