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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. Click here for the list of valid species.

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genus Pyganodon Crosse & Fischer, 1894: generic synonyms

Flexiplis Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 6.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 82.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Anodonta digonota Rafinesque, 1831 (orig. desig.) = Pyganodon cataracta

Pyganodon Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 518.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Anodonta globosa Lea, 1841 (subsequent designation) = Pyganodon grandis

Flexiptis Neave, 1940
Neave, 1940, Nomen. Zool. 2: 412.
(error for Flexiplis Rafinesque, 1831)

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