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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 Pegias Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Pegias Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 660.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 472.
Type species: Margaritana fabula Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Pegias fabula

Pagias Ortmann, 1921
Ortmann, 1921, Nautilus 34: 88.
(error for Pegias Simpson, 1900)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

PegiasSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Ortmann (1918), Ortmann (1924), ..., Williams et al. (2017), Klymus et al. (2020), FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Alasmidonta (Pegias)Ortmann (1914), Haas (1969), Burch (1975)
Uniode Gregorio (1914)
Alasmodonta (sec. Pegias)Thiele (1934)

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