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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!

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 | Myoida | Dreissenidae

genus Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835: nominal genera
     13 valid species

Dithalmia Jay, 1835
Jay, 1835, Cat. Rec. Shells: 19. [nomen nudum]

Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835
Van Beneden, 1835, Bull. Acad. roy. sci. lett. beaux-arts Belg. 2: 25. [nomen nudum]
Van Beneden, 1835, Bull. Acad. roy. sci. lett. beaux-arts Belg. 2: 44.
Type species: Mytulus polymorphus Pallas, 1771 () = Dreissena polymorpha

Driessena Van Beneden, 1835
Van Beneden, 1835, Bull. Acad. roy. sci. lett. beaux-arts Belg. 2: 25.
Van Beneden, 1835, Bull. Acad. roy. sci. lett. beaux-arts Belg. 2: 44.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Driessenia Van Beneden, 1835
Van Beneden, 1835, Bull. Acad. roy. sci. lett. beaux-arts Belg. 2: index, iii.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Tichogonia Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 112.
Type species: Tichogonia chemnitzii Rossmässler, 1835 (monotypy) = Dreissena polymorpha

Dythalmia Jay, 1836
Jay, 1836, Cat. Rec. Shells: 25. [nomen nudum]
(error for Dithalmia Jay, 1835)

Coelogonia Bronn, 1837
Bronn, 1837, N. Jhrb. Min.: 164, 431.
(error for Tichogonia Rossmässler, 1835)

Mytilina Cantraine, 1837
Cantraine, 1837, Ann. des Sci. Nat. 7: 302, 306.
(homonym of Bory de St. Vincent, 1824 [Rotifera])
Type species: Mytulus polymorphus Pallas, 1771 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 456) = Dreissena polymorpha

Mytilomya Bronn, 1838
‘ex Canthraine’ Bronn, 1838, Leth. Geogn.: 921.

Dreissina Sowerby, 1839
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 40.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Tychogonia Berge, 1847
Berge, 1847, Conch.-Buch: 83.
(error for Tichogonia Rossmässler, 1835)

Dreissenia Bronn, 1848
Bronn, 1848, Index Palaeont.: 437.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Caelogonia Gray, 1851
Gray, 1851, List Brit. Animals Brit. Mus. (7): 122.
(error for Coelogonia Bronn, 1837)

Dreyssena Philippi, 1853
of Authors.
Philippi, 1853, Handb. Conch. Mal.: 364.
Grimm, 1876, Kaspinskoe Fauna: 143.
Grimm, 1877, Kaspinskoe Fauna (2): 71.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreissensa Moquin-Tandon, 1855
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France 2: 547, 598.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreissensia Bronn, 1862
‘van Beneden’ of Authors.
Bronn, 1862, Klass. Ord., Weichthiere 3: 352, 360, 364, etc.
Locard, 1883, Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Lyon 3: 260.
Morlet, 1889, J. de Conch. 37: 162.
Locard, 1893, Revue Suisse de Zoologie 1: 126.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Driessensia Delwaque, 1863
Delwaque, 1863, Bull. Soc. Géol. France 20(2): 797.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreysseina Munier-Chalmas, 1864
Munier-Chalmas, 1864, Bull. Soc. linn. Normandie 8: 97.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Mytolimax Schaufuss, 1869
Schaufuss, 1869, Moll. Syst. Cat. Paetel 7: 22.
(error for Mytilomya Bronn, 1838)

Dresseina Conrad, 1874
‘Vanbeneden’ Conrad, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 26: 29.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dithalamia Paetel, 1875
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 71.
(error for Dithalmia Jay, 1835)

Dythalamia Paetel, 1875
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 73.
(error for Dithalmia Jay, 1835)

Mytolomia Paetel, 1875
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 133.
(error for Mytilomya Bronn, 1838)

Dreyssensia Hebert & Munier-Chalmas, 1877
Hebert & Munier-Chalmas, 1877, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 85: 126.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreisena Miller, 1879
Miller, 1879, Malak. Blatt. 1: 179.
Clessin, 1880, Malak. Blatt. 2: 148.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreyssentia Bernard, 1895
Bernard, 1895, Elém. Paléont.: 561.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreissencia Gillet, 1922
Gillet, 1922, Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Yonne 75(2): 84.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Mytilinia Kennard & Woodward, 1926
Kennard & Woodward, 1926, Syn. Brit. non-marine Moll.: 295.
(error for Mytilina Cantraine, 1837)

Dressena Germain, 1931
Germain, 1931, Faune de France 22: 775.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Dreistena Boué, 1940
Boué, 1940, Turquie d’Europe 1: 477.
(error for Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)

Pontodreissena Logvinenko & Starobogatov, 1966
Logvinenko & Starobogatov, 1966, Biol. Nauki 2: 15.
Type species: Mytilus rostriformis Deshayes, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Dreissena rostriformis

Carinodreissena Lvova & Starobogatov, 1982
Lvova & Starobogatov, 1982, unknown publication: ??.

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

DreissenaZhadin (1965), Oesch (1984), Vidrine (1993), Turgeon et al. (1998), ..., Múrria et al. (2020), Príe et al. (2020), McCartney et al. (2021), FMCS (2021)
Dreissena (s.s.)Nuttall (1990), Rosenberg & Ludyanskiy (1994), Starobogatov et al. (2004), May et al. (2006), Bank (2006), Huber (2010), Vinarski & Kantor (2016)
Dreissena (Pontodreissena)Nuttall (1990), Rosenberg & Ludyanskiy (1994), Starobogatov et al. (2004), May et al. (2006), Huber (2010), Vinarski & Kantor (2016)
Dreissena (Carinodreissena)Rosenberg & Ludyanskiy (1994), May et al. (2006), Huber (2010)
Dreisena [sic]Klymus et al. (2020)

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