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Wed 01 Dec 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 | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Hyriinae | Castaliini

genus Castalia Lamarck, 1819: nominal genera
     13 valid species

Castalia Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 66.
Type species: Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819 (monotypy) = Castalia ambigua

Tetraplodon Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 25, figs. 3-4.
Type species: Tetraplodon pectinatus Wagner, 1827 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 863) = Castalia ambigua

Prisodon Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 18.
(reference to Prisodon Schumacher, 1817)
Type species: Prisodon truncatus Schumacher, 1817 () = Castalia ambigua

Castalina Ihering, 1891
Ihering, 1891, Zool. Anz. Leipzig. 14(380): 477-478.
Type species: Castalina martensi Ihering, 1891 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 865) = Castalia martensi

Chevronais Olsson & Wurtz, 1951
Olsson & Wurtz, 1951, Notulae Naturae (239): 6.
Type species: Chevronais colombiana Olsson & Wurtz, 1951 (orig. desig.) = Castalia ambigua

Chevronaias Haas, 1969
‘Olsson & Wurtz’ Haas, 1969, Treatise on Invert. Paleo: N460.
(error for Chevronais Olsson & Wurtz, 1951)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

TetraplodonSimpson (1900), Ihering (1910), Simpson (1914), Haas (1916), H.B. Baker (1930)
CastalinaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Haas (1916), Ortmann (1921), ..., Figueiras (1965), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Graf (2000)
DiplodonSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
CastaliaCorsi (1900), F. Baker (1913), Vernhout (1914), Ortmann (1921), ..., Guerra et al. (2019), Bolotov et al. (2020), Mansur et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Marshall (1934), Haas (1969), Mansur (1991)
Castalia (s.s.)Modell (1950)
ChevronaisOlsson & Wurtz (1951)
Chevronaias [sic]Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
CastaliellaSimone (2006)

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