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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Gonideinae | Lamprotulini

genus Lamprotula Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     26 valid species

Lamprotula Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 796.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 913.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Quadrula Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Chama plumbea Dillwyn, 1817 (orig. desig.) = Lamprotula plumbea

Parunio Ping, 1931
Ping, 1931, Bull. Geol. Soc. China 10: 236.
Type species: Parunio crassus Ping, 1931 (original designation) = Lamprotula crassa

Lamprotura Uwadi, 1934
Uwadi, 1934, Jour. Geol. Soc. Tokyo 41: explanation to pl. 7.
(error for Lamprotula Simpson, 1900)

Iolamprotula Martinson, 1964
Martinson, 1964, Colloque du Jurrassique 1962: 160.
(error for Eolamprotula Gu [Ku], 1962)

Richthofenia Modell, 1964
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 110.
(homonym of Kayser, 1883 (Brachiopoda); intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamprotula Simpson, 1900; renamed Sinolamprotula Gu, 1976)
Type species: Unio leaii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833 (orig. desig.) = Lamprotula leaii

Cuneolamprotula Gu, 1976
Gu & Huang in Gu, 1976, Lamell. Foss. China: 319.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamprotula Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Unio bazini Heude, 1877 () = Lamprotula bazini

Sinolamprotula Gu, 1976
Gu & Huang in Gu, 1976, Lamell. Foss. China: 324.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamprotula Simpson, 1900; new name for Richthofenia Modell, 1964)

Richtofenia Vokes, 1980
‘Modell’ of Authors.
Vokes, 1980, Genera of the Bivalvia: 78.
Vaught, 1989, Class. Livinh Moll.: 121.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll. (3): 1056.
(error for Richthofenia Modell, 1964)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Quadrula (Lamprotula)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Simpson (1900), Liu et al. (1979), Petit & Coan (2008), Wu et al. (2020)
Unio (Quadrula)Martens (1905), Dautzenberg & Fischer (1905), Dautzenberg & Fischer (1908)
LamprotulaHaas (1920), Thiele (1934), Ueji (1934), Haas (1969), ..., Jeratthitikul et al. (2022), Pavan-Kumar et al. (2022), Konopleva et al. (2023), Konopleva et al. (2023)
Lamprotula (Parunio)Haas (1969), Yu et al. (2001)
Lamprotula (s.s.)Haas (1969)
Lamprotula (Cuneolamprotula)Yu et al. (2001), Fang et al. (2009)
PronodulariaKondo et al. (2007), Bogan (2010), Zieritz et al. (2018)
Lamprotula (Sinolamprotula)Fang et al. (2009)
AculamprotulaHe & Zhuang (2013), Araujo et al. (2017)
L.Sheng et al. (2014)
GibbosulaWoRMS (2017), Zieritz et al. (2018), Graf & Cummings (2021)

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