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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 Villorita Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833: nominal genera
     4 valid species

Villorita Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 31, fig. 5.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 601.
Type species: Cyrena cyprinoides Gray, 1825 (monotypy) = Villorita cyprinoides

Velorita Gray, 1840
Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 42nd ed.: 149.
Gray, 1842, Synopt. Cont. Brit. Mus. 44th ed.: 75.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 184.
(error for Villorita Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

VilloritaDall (1903), Thiele (1934), Subba Rao (1989), Nazneen & Begum (1994), Bogan (2010), OBIS (2012), IUCN (2012)

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