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Wed 03 Aug 2022

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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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina

genus Arcidens Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     3 valid species

Arcidens Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 661.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 475.
Type species: Alasmodonta confragosa Say, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Arcidens confragosus

Arkansia Ortmann & Walker, 1912
Ortmann & Walker, 1912, Nautilus 25(9): 97.
Type species: Arkansia wheeleri Ortmann & Walker, 1912 (orig. desig.) = Arcidens wheeleri

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

ArcidensSimpson (1900), Ortmann (1912), Simpson (1914), Utterback (1915), ..., Hewitt et al. (2018), Inoue et al. (2020), FMCS (2021), Graf & Cummings (2021)
Unio (Margaritana)Call (1900)
ArkansiaOrtmann & Walker (1912), Simpson (1914), Frierson (1927), Thiele (1934), ..., Turgeon et al. (1998), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), Inoue et al. (2014)
Arcidens (Arkansia)Clarke (1981), Graf & Cummings (2007)
Arcidens (s.s.)Clarke (1981), Graf & Cummings (2007)
A.Marshall et al. (2018)

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