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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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genus Pletholophus Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     2 valid species

Pletholophus Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 585.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 229.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Cristaria Schumacher, 1817)
Type species: Symphynota discoidea Lea, 1834 (original designation) = Pletholophus tenuis

Pletolophus Starobogatov, 1970
‘Simpson’ Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 67.
‘Simpson’ Prozorova et al., 2005, Byull. Dal'nev. Malak.Obshch. 9: 55.
(error for Pletholophus Simpson, 1900)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

DalliellaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Pseudodon (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Preston (1915)
Cristaria (Pletholophus)Simpson (1900), Preston (1912), Simpson (1914), Kuroda (1941), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Heard (1977)
CristariaMartens (1905), Wu (1982), Sayenko et al. (2005), Hu (2005), ..., IUCN (2012), Xiong et al. (2012), He & Zhuang (2013), Kano et al. (2019)
AnodontaDautzenberg & Fischer (1905)
SimpsonellaSimpson (1914)
UnioSimpson (1914)
de Gregorio (1914), Petit & Coan (2008)
Cristaria (sec. Pletholophus)Thiele (1934)
PletholophusModell (1945), Habe (1977), Dang et al. (1980), Lopes-Lima et al. (2017), ..., Sano et al. (2020), Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Liu et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Anodonta (Sinanodonta)Habe (1977)
Pletolophus [sic]Prozorova et al. (2005)
SinanodontaBogatov & Prozorova (2017)

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