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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 | Unionoidea

family MARGARITIFERIDAE Henderson, 1929: nominal family-group taxa
     2 subfamilies, 4 genera

MARGARITANIDAE Ortmann, 1910
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus 23: 116.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 223.
Ortmann, 1919, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 8(1): 2.
Type genus: Margaritana Schumacher, 1817 = Margaritifera

MARGARITIFERIDAE Henderson, 1929
Henderson, 1929, unknown publication: ??.
Henderson, 1935, GSA, Spec. Pap. 3: 68.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. 24: 119.
Type genus: Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816 = Margaritifera

CUMBERLANDIDAE Heard & Guckert, 1970
Heard & Guckert, 1970, Malacologia 10: 338.
(name corrected to Cumberlandiidae Heard & Guckert, 1970)
Type genus: Cumberlandia Ortmann, 1912 = Cumberlandia

CUMBERLANDIIDAE Heard & Guckert, 1970
Heard & Guckert, 1970, Malacologia 10: 338 [as ‘Cumberlandinae’].
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 8.
Davis & Fuller, 1981, Malacologia 20: 237, 250.
(correct name for Cumberlandidae Heard & Guckert, 1970)
Type genus: Cumberlandia Ortmann, 1912 = Cumberlandia

GIBBOSULIDAE Lopes-Lima et al., 2018
Bogan, Bolotov, Froufe & Lopes-Lima in Lopes-Lima et al., 2018, MPE 127: 113.
Type genus: Gibbosula Simpson, 1900 = Gibbosula

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