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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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genus Pleiodon Conrad, 1834: nominal genera
     7 valid species

Pleiodon Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7(1): 178.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267.
(renamed Pliodon Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834 (monotypy) = Pleiodon ovatus

Pleodon Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 286, footnote.
(error for Pleiodon Conrad, 1834)

Pliodon Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 299.
(new name for Pleiodon Conrad, 1834)

Cameronia Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 42.
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 19.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 106.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 66.
Bourguignat, 1886, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 26.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 67.
Type species: Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859 (orig. desig.) = Pleiodon spekii

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Pleiodon (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Pain & Woodward (1961)
Pleiodon (Cameronia)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Pain & Woodward (1961)
PleiodonE.A. Smith (1906), Kobelt (1910), Simpson (1914), Kat (1987), ..., IUCN (2010), Graf & Cummings (2011), Zieritz et al. (2013), Graf & Cummings (2021)
CameroniaKobelt (1910)
Simpson (1914), Haas (1969), Mandahl-Barth (1988)
Iridina (Cameronia)Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Leloup (1950), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Iridina (Pleiodon)Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Iridina (sec. Cameronia)Thiele (1934)
Iridina (sec. Pliodon)Thiele (1934)
MutelaMandahl-Barth (1988), Daget (1998), IUCN (2010)
IridinaGraf (2000), Van Damme & Pickford (2010)

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