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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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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 Elliptoideus Frierson, 1927: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Elliptoideus Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 33.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Elliptio Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio sloatianus Lea, 1840 (orig. desig.) = Elliptoideus sloatianus

Elliptoidens Salisbury, 1948
Salisbury, 1948, Zool. Rec. 82: 81.
(error for Elliptoideus Frierson, 1927)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Unio (sec. Elliptio)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
de Gregorio (1914)
Elliptio (Elliptoideus)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969)
ElliptioThiele (1934), Clench & Turner (1956)
Nephronaias (Elliptoideus)Haas (1969)
ElliptoideusBurch (1975), Davis (1984), Turgeon et al. (1988), Williams et al. (1993), ..., Smith et al. (2020), FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021), Hopper et al. (2023)
PlectomerusOesch (1984), Howells et al. (1996)

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