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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 | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Parreysiinae | Coelaturini

genus Pseudospatha Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Burtonia Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 20.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1886, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 37.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 53.
(homonym of Bonaparte, 1850 [Aves]; renamed Pseudospatha Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880 (orig. desig.) = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis

Pseudospatha Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 577.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 202.
(new name for Burtonia Bourguignat, 1883)
Type species: Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880 (orig. desig.) = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

PseudospathaSimpson (1900), Kobelt (1910), Simpson (1914), Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), ..., Graf & Cummings (2011), Zieritz et al. (2013), Ortiz-Sepulveda et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
BurtoniaE.A. Smith (1906)
Mandahl-Barth (1988)
MutelaDaget (1998)

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