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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 | Ambleminae | Lampsilini

genus Epioblasma Rafinesque, 1831: nominal genera
     29 valid species

Epioblasma Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 2.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 72.
Type species: Epioblasma biloba Rafinesque, 1831 = Epioblasma rangiana

Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 43.
Type species: Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 521) = Epioblasma flexuosa

Disnomia Bielz, 1869
Bielz, 1869, Verz. Moll. Samml. : 43.
(error for Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)

Dysnomya Meek, 1876
Meek, 1876, Rept. U.S. Geol. Surv. Terr. (Hayden) 9: 512.
(error for Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)

Epiloblasma Meek, 1876
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Meek, 1876, Rept. U.S. Geol. Surv. Terr. (Hayden) 9: 511.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 96.
(error for Epioblasma Rafinesque, 1831)

Dysonomia Paetel, 1890
‘Agassiz’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)

Epilobasma Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 744.
(error for Epioblasma Rafinesque, 1831)

Pilea Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 522.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 22.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Truncilla Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio personatus Say, 1829 (original designation) = Epioblasma personata

Scalenilla Ortmann & Walker, 1922
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 68.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 43.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma obliquata

Truncillopsis Ortmann & Walker, 1922
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 65.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Truncilla triqueter Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma triquetra

Capsaeformis Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 95.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Unio capsaeformis Lea, 1834 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma capsaeformis

Obliquata Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 52.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Obliquaria obliquata Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma obliquata

Penita Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 93.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Unio penitus Conrad, 1834 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma penita

Torulosa Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 94.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma torulosa

Pilaea Starobogatov, 1970
‘Lea’ Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 70.
(error for Pilea Simpson, 1900)

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