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Tue 05 Oct 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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genus Plethobasus Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Plethobasus Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 764.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 805.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Pleurobema Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio aesopus Green, 1827 (original designation) = Plethobasus cyphyus

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Quadrula (sec. Theliderma)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), de Gregorio (1914)
Pleurobema (sec. Plethobasus)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
PleurobemaOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Vanatta (1915)
QuadrulaOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909)
PlethobasusOrtmann (1912), Utterback (1915), Ortmann (1918), Ortmann & Walker (1922), ..., Inoue et al. (2018), Smith et al. (2020), Klymus et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Uniode Gregorio (1914), Henderson (1935)
Pleurobema (Plethobasus)Frierson (1927), Haas (1930)
Quadrula (Striata)Frierson (1927)
Quadrula (Luteacarnea)Haas (1969)

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