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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 Lasmigona Rafinesque, 1831: nominal genera
     3 valid species

Alasmodon Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.

Amblamadon Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.

Amblamodon Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 80.
(incorrect original spelling of Amblasmodon Rafinesque, 1831)

Amblasmadon Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
(error for Amblasmodon Rafinesque, 1831)

Amblasmodon Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 78.
(correct name for Amblamodon Rafinesque, 1831)
Type species: Amblasmodon hians Rafinesque, 1831 (monotypy) = Lasmigona costata

Lasmigona Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 78.
(renamed Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Alasmidonta costata Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 664) = Lasmigona costata

Pterosyna Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 79.
Type species: Alasmodonta complanata Barnes, 1823 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona complanata

Lymnadia Sowerby, 1839
‘Sw.’ Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 60.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 265-266, 268, 273, 285, 289-290; 379 [as ‘Lymnadea’].
(renamed Limnadea Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Unio gigas Swainson, 1824 (monotypy) = Lasmigona complanata

Complanaria Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 288-290, 382.
Type species: Complanaria gigas Swainson, 1840 () = Lasmigona complanata

Lymnadea Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 379.
(error for Lymnadia Sowerby, 1839)

Megadomus Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 265-266, 268-269, 274-275, 290, 378.
Type species: Unio gigas Swainson, 1824 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona complanata

Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 135.
(new name for Lasmigona Rafinesque, 1831)

Limnadea Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 210.
(new name for Lymnadia Sowerby, 1839)

Elasmogena Herrmannsen, 1852
‘Ag.’ Herrmannsen, 1852, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 49.
(error for Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846)

Pterosygna Simpson, 1900
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 665.
Ortmann, 1909, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 5: 196.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 490.
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus 28(4): 43.
Walker, 1918, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (49): 2.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 147.
Haas, 1930, Senckenbergiana 12(6): 326.
(error for Pterosyna Rafinesque, 1831)

Elasmigena Clarke, 1985
‘Herrmannsen’ Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (399): 2.
(error for Elasmogena Herrmannsen, 1852)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Symphynota (Lasmigona)Simpson (1900), Ortmann (1909), Simpson (1914)
Symphynota (Pterosygna [sic])Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
AlasmidontaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Margaritana)Call (1900)
SymphynotaOrtmann (1909), Ortmann (1909), Ortmann (1910), Ortmann (1912), Utterback (1915)
Symphynota (Pterosygna) [sic]Ortmann (1909)
Lasmigona (s.s.)Ortmann (1918), Ortmann & Walker (1922), Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), ..., Haas (1969), R.I. Johnson (1970), Clarke (1985), Graf & Cummings (2007)
Lasmigona (Pterosyna)Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), Frierson (1927), F.C. Baker (1928), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Lasmigona (Pterosygna) [sic]Haas (1930)
Lasmigona (sec. Pterosyna)Thiele (1934)
LasmigonaMurray & Leonard (1962), Clarke (1973), Heard (1975), Burch (1975), ..., Whelan et al. (2023), Hopper et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2024)
Haas (1969)

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