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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 Villosa Frierson, 1927: nominal genera
     4 valid species

Villosa Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 80.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lampsilis Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Unio villosus B.H. Wright, 1898 (orig. desig.) = Villosa villosa

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Lampsilis (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Lampsilis (sec. Eurynia)Simpson (1900)
Unio (s.s.)Call (1900)
LampsilisSimpson (1900)
Eurynia (Micromya)Ortmann (1912)
Lampsilis (Eurynia)Simpson (1914)
de Gregorio (1914)
Lampsilis (Ligumia)Frierson (1927)
Lampsilis (Villosa)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Lampsilis (sec. Villosa)Thiele (1934)
VillosaClench & Turner (1956), R.I. Johnson (1970), R.I. Johnson (1972), Burch (1975), ..., Bieler (2021), Patterson et al. (2021), Hopper et al. (2023), Hauck et al. (2023)
LigumiaHaas (1969)
CarunculinaR.I. Johnson (1972), Burch (1975)

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