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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 | Leilinae

genus Leila Gray, 1840: nominal genera
     3 valid species

Columba Lea, 1838
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 78.
(homonym of Linnaeus, 1758 [Aves])
Type species: Anodonta blainvilliana Lea, 1834 (monotypy) = Leila blainvilliana

Leila Gray, 1840
Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 42nd ed.: 138, 150.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 197.
Type species: Iridina esula d’Orbigny, 1835 (sub. desig. by Gray, 1847: 197) = Leila esula

Haplothaerus Conrad, 1874
Conrad, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 26: 82 [as ‘Haplothærus’].
Type species: Haplothaerus capax Conrad, 1874 (monotypy) = Leila capax

Columbia Modell, 1964
‘Lea’ Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 81.
(error for Columba Lea, 1838)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

LeilaSimpson (1900), Ihering (1910), Simpson (1914), Ortmann (1921), ..., Pereira et al. (2014), Torres et al. (2018), Mansur et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Glabaris (s.s.)Simpson (1900)
Anodontites (s.s.)Simpson (1914), Haas (1931), Haas (1969)

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