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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. 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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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)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Nodularia (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Physunio (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Preston (1912), Simpson (1914), Haas (1919), Haas (1924), Haas (1952), Haas (1969)
Physunio (sec. Lens)Simpson (1900)
DalliellaSimpson (1900)
TrapezoideusSimpson (1900), Preston (1912), Simpson (1914), Preston (1915), ..., He & Zhuang (2013), Zieritz et al. (2018), Do et al. (2018), Pfeiffer et al. (2018)
Simpson (1900), de Gregorio (1914), Simpson (1914), Haas (1969), Pfeiffer et al. (2021)
UnioMartens (1900), Bullen (1906), Preston (1912), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Nodularia)Dautzenberg & Fischer (1905)
Ensidens (sec. Uniandra)Haas (1913), Thiele (1934)
Ensidens (s.s.)Haas (1913), Haas (1969)
ContradensHaas (1913), Haas (1914), Ortmann (1917), Haas (1924), ..., Ng et al. (2020), Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Bieler (2021)
Physunio (Lens)Simpson (1914), Haas (1969)
Pseudodon (sec. Bineurus)Simpson (1914)
Hyriopsis (s.s.)Simpson (1914)
SchizocleithrumHaas (1914)
Pseudodon (Bineurus)Haas (1920), Haas (1969)
Ensidens (Uniandra)Prashad (1932), Haas (1952), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Contradens (s.s.)Modell (1942), Haas (1969)
Contradens (Sprickia)Modell (1942), Haas (1969)
Physuniovan Benthem Jutting (1953), Brandt (1974), Graf & Cummings (2007), Sri-aroon et al. (2007), ..., Zieritz et al. (2018), Konopleva et al. (2019), Ng et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
EnsidensF.R. Woodward (1969)
HarmandiaBrandt (1974), Graf & Cummings (2007), Bogan (2010), IUCN (2012), Zieritz et al. (2018)
UniandraBrandt (1974), Graf (2002), Sri-aroon et al. (2007), Hoeh et al. (2009), Bogan (2010), IUCN (2012), Bogan & Do (2014)
Contortus [sic]Araujo et al. (2017)
LensZieritz et al. (2021), Jeratthitikul et al. (2021), Jeratthitkul et al. (2021), Pfeiffer et al. (2021)

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