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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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genus Mytilopsis Conrad, 1857: nominal genera
     8 valid species

Mytilopsis Conrad, 1857
Conrad, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 167.
Type species: Mytilus leucophaeatus Conrad, 1831 (monotypy) = Mytilopsis leucophaeata

Praxis Adams & Adams, 1857
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 522.
(homonym of Guenée, 1852 [Lepid.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Dreissena Van Beneden, 1835)
Type species: Dreissena africana Van Beneden, 1835 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 455) = Mytilopsis africana

Mylitoides Conrad, 1874
Conrad, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 26: 83.
(error for Mytilopsis Conrad, 1857)

Mytiloides Conrad, 1874
Conrad, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 26: 29.
(error for Mytilopsis Conrad, 1857)

Andrusoviconcha Starobogatov, 1970
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 83.
Type species: Congeria modiolopsis Andrusov, 1897 (orig. desig.) = Mytilopsis modiolopsis

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

CongeriaPilsbry (1911), Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Mansur et al. (2019)
MytilopsisPilsbry (1911), Morrison (1946), Olsson (1961), Keen (1971), ..., Kondakov et al. (2020), Ituarte (2020), Príe et al. (2020), Breure et al. (2022)
Huber (2010)

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