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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 Novaculina Benson, 1830: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Novaculina Benson, 1830
Benson, 1830, Glean. Sci. 2: 63.
Type species: Novaculina gangetica Benson, 1830 (monotypy) = Novaculina gangetica

Loncosilla Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 7.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 84.
Type species: Loncosilla solenoides Rafinesque, 1831 (monotypy) = Novaculina gangetica

Leucosilla Scudder, 1882
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Scudder, 1882, Nomen. Zool., Suppl.: 187. [nomen nudum]
Cox et al., 1969, Treatise on Invert. Paleo 2: N862.
Williams et al., 2008, Freshw. Mussels AL and Mobile Basin: 102.
(error for Loncosilla Rafinesque, 1831)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
NovaculinaGhosh (1920), Brandt (1974), Subba Rao (1989), Nesemann et al. (2003), ..., Ng et al. (2020), Kondakov et al. (2020), Win et al. (2021), Bolotov et al. (2022)

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