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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 Prolasmidonta Ortmann, 1914: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Prolasmidonta Ortmann, 1914
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus 28(4): 44.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Alasmidonta Say, 1818)
Type species: Unio heterodon Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Prolasmidonta heterodon

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Alasmidonta (Pressodonta)Simpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Simpson (1914), Clarke (1981), Graf & Cummings (2007)
AlasmidontaOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Ortmann (1912), Clarke (1970), ..., FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021), Whelan et al. (2023), Hopper et al. (2023)
Alasmidonta (Prolasmidonta)Frierson (1927), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), R.I. Johnson (1970)
Alasmodonta (sec. Prolasmidonta)Thiele (1934)
Alasmidonta (s.s.)Burch (1975)

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