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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 Cyrtonaias Crosse & Fischer, 1894: nominal genera
     4 valid species

Cyrtonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 556.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio berlandierii Lea, 1857 (orig. desig.) = Cyrtonaias tampicoensis

Mesonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 556.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio explicatus Morelet, 1849 (orig. desig.) = Cyrtonaias explicata

Cyrtonais Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 84.
(error for Cyrtonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (Proptera)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Lampsilis)Martens (1900)
Unio (Elliptio)Martens (1900)
Unio (Uniomerus)Martens (1900)
Martens (1900), Haas (1969)
LampsilisIhering (1901), Pilsbry (1904), Pilsbry (1910), R.I. Johnson (1998), Contreras-Arquieta (2000)
Uniode Gregorio (1914)
Lampsilis (Cyrtonaias)Frierson (1927), Haas (1929), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
PropteraFrierson (1927), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (sec. Cyrtonaias)Thiele (1934)
Lampsilis (sec. Mesonaias)Thiele (1934)
Lampsilis (Mesonaias)Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
CyrtonaiasBurch (1975), Turgeon et al. (1988), Williams et al. (1993), Howells et al. (1996), ..., FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021), Czaja et al. (2023), Hopper et al. (2023)
MesonaiasContreras-Arquieta (2000)
PotamilusGraf & Cummings (2007), Bogan (2010), Czaja et al. (2023)
ActinonaiasWatters et al. (2009)

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