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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 Popenaias Frierson, 1927: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Popenaias Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 38.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Elliptio Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio popeii Lea, 1857 (orig. desig.) = Popenaias popeii

Perpenaias Salisbury, 1948
Salisbury, 1948, Zool. Rec. 82: 81.
(error for Popenaias Frierson, 1927)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (Proptera)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
NephronaiasSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Sphenonaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Nephronaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Simonaias)Martens (1900)
LampsilisPilsbry (1910), Simpson (1914)
ElliptioOrtmann (1912)
Elliptio (Nephronaias)Frierson (1927), Haas (1929)
Elliptio (Sphenonaias)Frierson (1927)
Elliptio (Popenaias)Frierson (1927), Haas (1929)
Lampsilis (Friersonia)Frierson (1927)
Elliptio (sec. Popenaias)Thiele (1934)
FriersoniaHaas (1969)
Nephronaias (Popenaias)Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
PopenaiasHeard & Guckert (1970), Burch (1975), Turgeon et al. (1988), Williams et al. (1993), ..., Tiemann et al. (2020), Teiga-Teixeira et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Patterson et al. (2021)
Inoue et al. (2020)

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