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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 Microdontia Tapparone Canefri, 1883: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Microdontia Tapparone Canefri, 1883
Tapparone Canefri, 1883, Ann. Mus. Storia Nat. Genova 19: 295.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio (Microdontia) anodontaeformis Tapparone Canefri, 1883 (monotypy) = Microdontia anodontaeformis

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Nodularia (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
MicrodontiaHaas (1913), McMichael (1956), McMichael & Hiscock (1958), Haas (1969), ..., Huang et al. (2019), Bolotov et al. (2019), Bolotov et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)
CristadensSimpson (1914)
Ctenodesma (Nesonaia)Haas (1924)

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