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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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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 Afropisidium Kuiper, 1962: nominal genera
     12 valid species

Afropisidium Kuiper, 1962
Kuiper, 1962, J. de Conch. 102: 55.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Pisidium Pfeiffer, 1821)
Type species: Pisidium lepus Kuiper, 1957 (orig. desig.) = Afropisidium pirothi

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Pisidium (Fossarina)Pallary (1909)
PisidiumAnnandale & Prashad (1921), Pilsbry (1924), Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Srinivasa Rao (1928), ..., Bolotov et al. (2015), Fuentealba-Jara et al. (2017), Ituarte (2020), Saito et al. (2022)
Pisidium (Neopisidium)van Benthem Jutting (1953), van Benthem Jutting (1955)
Pisidium (Afropisidium)Kuiper (1962), Brandt (1974), Kuiper (1983), Subba Rao (1989), ..., Nesemann et al. (2003), Nesemann et al. (2007), Bespalaya et al. (2017), Gittenberger et al. (2018)
SphaeriumPonder (1964)
AfropisidiumDang et al. (1980)

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