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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 Theliderma Swainson, 1840: nominal genera
     6 valid species

Theliderma Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 267-273, 275-276, 289-290, 378.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788; renamed Thelyderma Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Obliquaria (Quadrula) metanevra Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Gray, 1847: 196) = Theliderma metanevra

Thelyderma Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 368.
(new name for Theliderma Swainson, 1840)

Orthonymus Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Type species: Unio cylindricus Say, 1817 (orig. desig.) = Theliderma cylindrica

Telederma Lea, 1852
‘Swainson’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 22.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 7,sp. 25.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33.
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 203.
(error for Theliderma Swainson, 1840)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Quadrula (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
QuadrulaOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Ortmann (1910), ..., Szumowski et al. (2012), Jones (2015), Inoue et al. (2018), Klymus et al. (2020)
de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914)
Uniode Gregorio (1914)
Quadrula (Orthonymus)Frierson (1927), Haas (1930), Haas (1969)
Quadrula (sec. Orthonymus)F.C. Baker (1928)
Quadrula (sec. Theliderma)Thiele (1934)
OrthonymusHaas (1969)
ThelidermaIUCN (1996), IUCN (2000), Graf & Cummings (2007), Cummings & Graf (2010), ..., Lopes-Lima et al. (2019), Lor et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), FMCS (2021)

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