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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 Shifangella Liu & Luo in Liu, 1981: nominal genera
     3 valid species

Shifangella Liu, 1981
Liu, 1981, Bull. Chengdu. Inst. Geol. Min. Res. 2(1): 121.
Type species: Shifangella margaritiferiformis Liu, 1981 (orig. desig.) = Shifangella margartiferiformis

Palaeomargaritifera Ma, 1984
Ma, 1984, unknown publication: 606.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816)
Type species: Margaritifera (Palaeomargaritifera) guangyuanensis Ma, 1984 (orig. desig.) = Shifangella guangyuanensis

Dianoconcha Guo, 1988
Guo, 1988, Yunnan Geol. 7: 121.
Type species: Dianoconcha alata Guo, 1988 (orig. desig.) = Shifangella alata

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

ShifangellaFang et al. (2009), Jeratthitikul et al. (2022)
Margaritifera (Palaeomargaritifera)Fang et al. (2009)
DianoconchaFang et al. (2009), Araujo et al. (2016)
MargaritiferaAraujo et al. (2016)

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