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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 Nephronaias Crosse & Fischer, 1894: nominal genera
     24 valid species

Caenonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 556 [as ‘Cænonaias’].
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio aeruginosus Morelet, 1849 (orig. desig.) = Nephronaias aeruginosa

Coenonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
‘Crosse & Fischer’ of Authors.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 596.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 90.
(error for Caenonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Leptonaias 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 ravistellus Morelet, 1849 (orig. desig.) = Nephronaias ravistella

Nephronaias 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 plicatulus Küster, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Nephronaias plicatula

Simonaias 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 tabascoensis Küster, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Nephronaias tabascoensis

Nepronaias Simpson, 1900
‘Crosse & Fischer’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 591.
(error for Nephronaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Nephronajas Ortmann, 1912
‘Crosse & Fischer’ of Authors.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 324.
Baker, 1916, Tech. Publ. New York State Coll. Forestry (4): 75.
(error for Nephronaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Simononaias Modell, 1964
‘Crosse & Fischer’ Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 90.
(error for Simonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (Proptera)Simpson (1900)
NephronaiasSimpson (1900), Ihering (1901), Simpson (1914), Pilsbry (1920), ..., Bogan (2010), IUCN (2011), Inoue et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Sphenonaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Nephronaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Simonaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Elliptio)Martens (1900)
Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Iredale (1934), Haas (1969)
LampsilisPilsbry (1910)
ElliptioOrtmann (1921)
Elliptio (Nephronaias)Frierson (1927), Haas (1929)
Elliptio (Popenaias)Frierson (1927)
Lampsilis (Disconaias)Frierson (1927)
Lampsilis (Actinonaias)Frierson (1927)
Elliptio (sec. Nephronaias)Thiele (1934)
Nephronaias (s.s.)Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Johnson (1981)
Nephronaias (Popenaias)Haas (1969)
VillosaJohnson (1981)
PopenaiasHowells et al. (1996)

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