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Sun 31 Oct 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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Mycetopodidae | Monocondylaeinae

genus Fossula Lea, 1870: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Fossula Lea, 1870
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 72, footnote.
Type species: Unio (Monocondylaea) fossiculifera d’Orbigny, 1835 (monotypy) = Fossula fossiculifera

Fossicula Marshall, 1925
Marshall, 1925, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 67(2576): 7.
(error for Fossula Lea, 1870)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

FossulaSimpson (1900), Ihering (1910), Simpson (1914), Ortmann (1921), ..., Pereira et al. (2014), Torres et al. (2018), Guerra et al. (2019), Graf & Cummings (2021)
IheringellaMorretes (1949)
HaasicaMorretes (1949)

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