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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!

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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Iridinidae

subfamily IRIDININAE Swainson, 1840: nominal family-group taxa
     3 genera

IRIDININAE 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

MUTELINAE 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

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

PLEIODONINAE 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

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

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