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Wed 01 Dec 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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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina

genus Pyganodon Crosse & Fischer, 1894: nominal genera
     5 valid species

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 (Flexiplis?) 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)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Glabaris (s.s.)Simpson (1900)
AnodontaSimpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), ..., Strayer & Jirka (1997), Contreras-Arquieta (2000), ITIS (2012), Kongim et al. (2015)
Anodonta (Patularia)Martens (1900)
Unio (Anodonta)Call (1900)
Anodontites (s.s.)Simpson (1914)
de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914), Vanatta (1915), Hoeh & Burch (1989)
Anodonta (s.s.)Frierson (1927), Haas (1930), Haas (1969)
Anodonta (Pyganodon)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), R.I. Johnson (1970), Heard (1975), Kat (1983), R.I. Johnson (1999)
Anodonta (Anodontoides)Frierson (1927)
Anodonta (Lastena)Frierson (1927)
PyganodonModell (1945), Hoeh (1990), Cummings & Mayer (1992), Williams et al. (1993), ..., Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Bieler (2021), Lopes-Lima et al. (2021)
AnodontoidesHaas (1969)
P.Sheng et al. (2014), Marshall et al. (2018)

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