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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 | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Amblemini

genus Plectomerus Conrad, 1853: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Bariosta Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 2.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 73.
(renamed Baryosta Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Bariosta ponderosus Rafinesque, 1831 (sub. desig. by Fischer, 1887: 1000) = Plectomerus dombeyanus

Gonamblus Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 79.
Type species: Lasmigona ponderosa Rafinesque, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Plectomerus dombeyanus

Baryosta Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 44.
(new name for Bariosta Rafinesque, 1831)

Plectomerus Conrad, 1853
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 260.
Type species: Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831 (sub. desig. by Ortmann & Walker, 1922: 9) = Plectomerus dombeyanus

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Quadrula (sec. Crenodonta)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
BariostaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
QuadrulaOrtmann (1909)
CrenodontaOrtmann (1912)
de Gregorio (1914), Haas (1969)
PlectomerusOrtmann & Walker (1922), Haas (1969), R.I. Johnson (1969), Burch (1975), ..., Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2019), Smith et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Amblema (Plectomerus)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
AmblemaThiele (1934), Davis & Fuller (1981)

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