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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 | Sphaerioida | Sphaeriidae

subfamily SPHAERIINAE Deshayes, (1820): nominal family-group taxa
     6 genera

CYCLADINAE Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 318 [as ‘Cycladia’].
Type genus: Cyclas Lamarck, 1799 = Sphaerium

SPHAERIINAE Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 261.
Jeffreys, 1862, Br. Conchol. 1: 1.
Type genus: Sphaerium Scopoli, 1777 = Sphaerium

PISIDIINAE Turton, 1857
Gray in Turton, 1857, Man. Land Fresh-Water Shells Brit. Is.: 263 [as ‘Pisidiadae’].
Type genus: Pisidium Pfeiffer, 1821 = Pisidium

CORNEOCYCLADINAE Hannibal, 1912
Hannibal, 1912, Proc. Malac. Soc. London 10(2): ??.
Type genus: Corneocyclas Blainville, 1818 = Sphaerium

SPHAERIASTRINAE Alimov & Starobogatov, 1968
Alimov & Starobogatov, 1968, Moll. & Role in Ecosyst.: ??.
Type genus: Sphaeriastrum Bourguignat, 1854 = Sphaerium

EUGLESINAE Pirogov & Starobogatov, 1974
Pirogov & Starobogatov, 1974, Zool. Zhur. 53(3): 327.
Type genus: Euglesa Jenyns, 1832 = Euglesa

MUSCULIINAE Stadnichenko, 1984
Starobogatov in Stadnichenko, 1984, Fauna Ukrayiny 29: 155.
Type genus: Musculium Link, 1807 = Sphaerium

LACUSTRININAE Korniushin, 1989
Korniushin, 1989, Zool. Zhur. 68(11): 22.
Type genus: Lacustrina Sterki, 1916 = Pisidium

NEOPISIDIINAE Korniushin, 1989
Korniushin, 1989, Zool. Zhur. 68(11): 22.
Type genus: Neopisidium Odhner, 1921 = Odhneripisidium

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