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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 Geloina Gray, 1842: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Geloina Gray, 1842
Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 42nd ed.: 149. [nomen nudum]
Gray, 1842, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 44th ed.: 75.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 184.
Type species: Cyclas zeylanica Lamarck, 1806 (sub. desig. by Gray, 1847) = Geloina erosa

Gelonia Meek, 1876
Meek, 1876, Rept. U.S. Geol. Surv. Terr. (Hayden) 9: 157.
(error for Geloina Gray, 1842)

Gelvina Clessin, 1877
‘Gray’ Clessin, 1877, Conch. Cab. 9(3): 101.
(error for Geloina Gray, 1842)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Cyrena (s.s.)Dall (1903)
Cyrena (s.s. sec. Geloina)Dall (1903)
CyrenaSchepman (1919)
Polymesoda (Geloina)Thiele (1934), Brandt (1974), Morton (1984), B.J. Smith (1992)
Polymesodavan Benthem Jutting (1953), Hadl (1976), Bogan (2010), OBIS (2012), IUCN (2012), He & Zhuang (2013)
B.J. Smith (1992)
GeloinaOBIS (2012), IUCN (2012), He & Zhuang (2013), Liao et al. (2020)

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