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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 Iphigenia Schumacher, 1817: nominal genera
     4 valid species

Iphigenia Schumacher, 1817
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 155.
Type species: Donax laevigata Gmelin, 1791 (monotypy) = Iphigenia laevigata

Capsa Lamarck, 1818
Humphrey, 1797, Mus. Col.: 59.
Lamarck, 1818, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 5: 553.
(renamed Procos Gistl, 1848)

Donacina Férussac, 1821
Férussac, 1821, Prodr.: ??.

Procos Gistl, 1848
Gistl, 1848, Naturgesch. Thierreich Höhere Schulen: 172.
(new name for Capsa Lamarck, 1818)
Type species: Donax laevigata Gmelin, 1791 () = Iphigenia laevigata

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

IphigeniaDall & Simpson (1901), Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Olsson (1961), Keen (1971), ..., Bogan (2010), WoRMS (2011), Graf (2013), Kondakov et al. (2020)
Iphigenia (s.s.)Thiele (1934)
Huber (2010)

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