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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.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Rectidentinae | Contradentini

genus Lens Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     13 valid species

Lens Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 831.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1067.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Physunio Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Unio eximius Lea, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Lens eximius

Contradens Haas, 1911
Haas, 1911, Conch. Cab. 9 (pt. 2, h. 44): pl. 18-22.
Haas, 1913, Nachr. Bl. Dtsch. Malak. Ges. 45: 35.
Haas, 1913, Conch. Cab. 9 (pt. 2, h. 48): 173.
Type species: Unio contradens Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Lens contradens

Schizocleithrum Haas, 1913
Haas, 1911, Conch. Cab. 9 (pt. 2, h. 44): pl. 22.
Haas, 1913, Nachr. Bl. Dtsch. Malak. Ges. 45: 36.
Haas, 1914, Conch. Cab. 9 (pt. 2, h. 49): 202.
Type species: Unio pajakomboensis Bullen, 1906 (orig. desig.) = Lens contradens

Uniandra Haas, 1913
Haas, 1913, Conch. Cab. 9 (pt. 2, h. 47): 140.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Ensidens Frierson, 1911)
Type species: Unio inaequalis Rochebrune, 1882 (orig. desig.) = Lens micropterus

Sprickia Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 189.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 114.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Contradens Haas, 1911)
Type species: Unio verbecki Martens, 1897 (orig. desig.) = Lens contradens

Sprichia Vokes, 1980
‘Modell’ of Authors.
Vokes, 1980, Genera of the Bivalvia: 78.
Vaught, 1989, Class. Livinh Moll.: 122.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll. (3): 1064.
(error for Sprickia Modell, 1942)

Contortus Araujo et al., 2017
Araujo et al., 2017, Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 179(2): 280.
(error for Contradens Haas, 1911)

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