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Thu 09 Jun 2022

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 Hemistena Rafinesque, 1820: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Hemistena Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 317.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 60.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Anodonta (Lastena) lata Rafinesque, 1820 (monotypy) = Hemistena lata

Odatelia Rafinesque, 1832
Rafinesque, 1832, Atl. Jour. 1(4): 154.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 92.
Type species: Odatelia radiata Rafinesque, 1832 (monotypy) = Hemistena lata

Hemilastena Agassiz, 1852
‘Rafinesque’ Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 50.
(error for Hemistena Rafinesque, 1820)

Hemilastina Frierson, 1914
Frierson, 1914, Nautilus 28: 40.
(error for Hemistena Rafinesque, 1820)

Sayunio de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 62.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio dehiscens Say, 1829 (herein) = Hemistena lata

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

LastenaSimpson (1900), Ortmann (1912), Simpson (1914), Vanatta (1915), ..., Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), Haas (1969), Stansbery (1970)
Unio (Anodonta)Call (1900)
Simpson (1900), de Gregorio (1914)
Unio (Sayunio)de Gregorio (1914)
HemistenaFrierson (1927), Thiele (1934), Haas (1969), Burch (1975), ..., Klymus et al. (2020), Inoue et al. (2020), FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021)

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