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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 Sphenonaias Crosse & Fischer, 1894: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Sphenonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 557.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio liebmanni Philippi, 1847 (orig. desig.) = Sphenonaias liebmanni

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Sphenonaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Nephronaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Simonaias)Martens (1900)
Unio (Elliptio)Martens (1900)
Simpson (1900)
NephronaiasBartsch (1906), Simpson (1914)
Elliptio (Sphenonaias)Frierson (1927)
Lampsilis (Cyrtonaias)Haas (1929)
Elliptio (Nephronaias)Haas (1929)
Elliptio (Barynaias)Haas (1929)
Nephronaias (Sphenonaias)Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
SphenonaiasGraf & Cummings (2007), Bogan (2010), Pfeiffer et al. (2019), Inoue et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Czaja et al. (2023)

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