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

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The synonymy list the nominal family-group level taxa circumscribed within the valid taxon.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida

superfamily ETHERIOIDEA Deshayes, 1832: nominal family-group taxa
     3 families

AETHERIOIDEA Deshayes, 1832
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): ?? [as ‘Aetheriae’].
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 10, 145 [as ‘Aetherioidae’].
Type genus: Aetheria Oken, 1818 = Etheria

ETHERIOIDEA Deshayes, 1832
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): fold-out, fam. no. 20 [as ‘Ethéries’].
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 259, 390.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 193.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 177.
Type genus: Etheria Lamarck, 1807 = Etheria

MULLERIOIDEA Deshayes, 1832
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): fold-out, fam. no. 23 [as ‘Mullerie’].
Type genus: Mulleria Férussac, 1824 = Mulleria

IRIDINOIDEA Swainson, 1840
Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 42nd ed.: 138.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 261, 286-287, 380.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 176.
Type genus: Iridina Lamarck, 1819 = Mutela

MYCETOPODOIDEA Gray, 1840
Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 42nd ed.: 138, 155.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 197.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 176.
Type genus: Mycetopoda d’Orbigny, 1835 = Mycetopoda

MUTELOIDEA Gray, 1847
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 197 [as ‘Muteladae’].
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 505.
Ortmann, 1911, Nautilus 24(9): 129.
Type genus: Mutela Scopoli, 1777 = Mutela

MYCETOPOIDEA Adams & Adams, 1857
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 504.
Carpenter, 1861, Lectures on the Mollusca: ??.
Type genus: Mycetopus d’Orbigny, 1840 = Mycetopoda

SPATHOIDEA Vest, 1866
Vest, 1866, Verh. Mitth. Siebenbürg. Ver. Naturw. (17): 197.
Type genus: Spatha Lea, 1838 = Mutela

ANODONTITOIDEA Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 175.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 81.
Type genus: Anodontites Bruguière, 1792 = Anodontites

ASPATHARIOIDEA Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 176.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 84.
Type genus: Aspatharia Bourguignat, 1886 = Aspatharia

BARTLETTIOIDEA Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 176.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 82.
Type genus: Bartlettia H. Adams, 1866 = Bartlettia

GLABAROIDEA Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 175.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 81.
Type genus: Glabaris Gray, 1847 = Anodontites

MONOCONDYLAEOIDEA Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 175.
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense 7: 24.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 81.
Type genus: Monocondylaea d’Orbigny, 1835 = Monocondylaea

SPATHOPSOIDEA Modell, 1942
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 176.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 85.
Type genus: Spathopsis Simpson, 1900 = Chambardia

LEILOIDEA Morretes, 1949
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense 7: 28.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 74.
Type genus: Leila Gray, 1840 = Leila

PLEIODONOIDEA Pain & Woodward, 1964
Rochebrune, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 342 [as ‘Pliodontidae’].
Pain & Woodward, 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent. 8: 5.
Type genus: Pleiodon Conrad, 1834 = Pleiodon

FOSSULOIDEA Bonetto, 1966
Bonetto, 1966, Arch. Moll. 95: 7, 5.
Type genus: Fossula Lea, 1870 = Fossula

PSEUDOMULLERIOIDEA Starobogatov, 1970
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 75, 288.
Morrison, 1973, Bull. AMU (1972): 46.
Type genus: Pseudomulleria R. Anthony, 1907 = Pseudomulleria

ACOSTAEOIDEA Morrison, 1973
Morrison, 1973, Bull. AMU (1972): 45.
Type genus: Acostaea d’Orbigny, 1851 = Mulleria

MUTELLOIDEA Ramírez et al., 2003
Ramírez et al., 2003, Rev. Biol. Trop. 51: 273.
Type genus: Mutela Scopoli, 1777 = Mutela

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