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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Pleurobemini

genus Fusconaia Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     18 valid species

Fusconaia Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 784.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 865.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Unio trigonus Lea, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Fusconaia flava

Fusconaja Ortmann, 1912
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 240.
Ortmann, 1913, Nautilus 27(8): 89.
(error for Fusconaia Simpson, 1900)

Lexingtonia Ortmann, 1914
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus 28(3): 28.
Type species: Unio subplanus Conrad, 1837 (orig. desig.) = Fusconaia masoni

Quincuncina Ortmann & Walker, 1922
Ortmann in Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Nautilus 36(1): 1.
Type species: Quincuncina burkei Ortmann & Walker, 1922 (orig. desig.) = Fusconaia burkei

Fuscnoaia Ortmann, 1925
Ortmann, 1925, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9: 330.
(error for Fusconaia Simpson, 1900)

Fusconala Ortmann, 1925
Ortmann, 1925, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9: 330.
(error for Fusconaia Simpson, 1900)

Levingtonia Ortmann, 1925
Ortmann, 1925, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9: 339.
(error for Lexingtonia Ortmann, 1914)

Fusconia Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 10, 54.
(error for Fusconaia Simpson, 1900)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), Martens (1900), de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914), Ortmann (1914), Ortmann (1925), Haas (1969)
Pleurobema (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
UnioSimpson (1900), de Gregorio (1914), Henderson (1935)
PleurobemaSimpson (1900), Utterback (1915), Ortmann & Walker (1922), Burch (1975)
QuadrulaSimpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Vanatta (1915), Bogan (2010), Haag (2012)
FusconaiaOrtmann (1912), Utterback (1915), Ortmann (1918), Ortmann (1919), ..., Smith et al. (2020), Klymus et al. (2020), Lor et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Fusconaja [sic]Ortmann (1913), Ortmann (1914)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
LexingtoniaOrtmann (1914), Thiele (1934), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), ..., Graf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), ITIS (2012), Jones (2015)
NephronaiasUtterback (1916)
QuincuncinaOrtmann & Walker (1922), Thiele (1934), Clench & Turner (1956), Modell (1957), ..., Graf & Cummings (2007), Burdick & White (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), ITIS (2012)
Elliptio (s.s.)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Elliptio (Barynaias)Frierson (1927)
Pleurobema (Lexingtonia)Frierson (1927), R.I. Johnson (1970)
Quadrula (Quincuncina)Frierson (1927)
Quadrula (Fusconia [sic])Frierson (1927)
Quadrula (Pleuronaia)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Nephronaias (Sphenonaias)Haas (1969)

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