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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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For each valid genus, the nominal generic synonyms are listed. Click here for the list of valid species.

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genus Mutela Scopoli, 1777: generic synonyms

Mutela Scopoli, 1777
Adanson, 1757, Hist. Nat. Sénégal, Coquillages: 234 [as ‘le mutel’].
Scopoli, 1777, Intro. His. Nat., etc.: 397, no. 83.
Type species: Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791 (monotypy) = Mutela dubia

Scapha Humphrey, 1797
Humphrey, 1797, Mus. Col.: ??.

Iridina Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 88.
(renamed Eufira Gistl, 1848)
Type species: Iridina exotica Lamarck, 1819 (monotypy) = Mutela dubia

Platiris Lea, 1838
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 118, 144.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
(renamed Platyiris Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Iridina exotica Lamarck, 1819 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 439) = Mutela dubia

Spatha Lea, 1838
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 118, 141.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 55.
Type species: Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823 (monotypy) = Mutela dubia

Calliscapha Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 380.
Type species: Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823 (monotypy) = Mutela dubia

Nilotica Agassiz, 1845
‘(Sow.)’ Agassiz, 1845, Nom. Syst. Gen. Moll.: 58.
‘(Sow.)’ Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 249.
(intro'd as syn. of Iridina Lamarck, 1819)

Platyiris Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 295.
(new name for Platiris Lea, 1838)

Eufira Gistl, 1848
Gistl, 1848, Naturgesch. Thierreich Höhere Schulen: 173.
(new name for Iridina Lamarck, 1819)

Purpurina Herrmannsen, 1852
Herrmannsen, 1852, Ind. Gener. Malacol.: 116.
(homonym of d’Orbigny, 1850 [Gastro.])

Euphira Mörch, 1853
‘Gistel’ of Authors.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 28.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 506.
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 79.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 137.
(error for Eufira Gistl, 1848)

Iridella Conrad, 1853
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267.

Mutelina Bourguignat, 1885
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 11.
Type species: Mutela subdiaphana Bourguignat, 1885 (monotypy) = Mutela bourguignati

Utela Moore, 1898
Moore, 1898, Quart. Jour. Micro. Soc. 41: 168.
(error for Mutela Scopoli, 1777)

Pseudomutela Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 905.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1362.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Mutela Scopoli, 1777)
Type species: Mycetopus plicatus Sowerby, 1868 (orig. desig.) = Mutela dubia

Callioscapha Modell, 1964
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 85.
(error for Calliscapha Swainson, 1840)

Platyris Haas, 1969
‘Agassiz’ of Authors.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 598.
Haas, 1969, Treatise on Invert. Paleo: N464.
(error for Platyiris Agassiz, 1846)

Pteromutela Starobogatov, 1970
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 75, 288.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Mutela Scopoli, 1777)
Type species: Mutela hargeri E.A. Smith, 1908 (orig. desig.) = Mutela hargeri

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