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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 Lepidodesma Simpson, 1896: nominal genera
     3 valid species

Lepidodesma Simpson, 1896
Simpson, 1896, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18: 311.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 586.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 237.
Type species: Unio languilati Heude, 1874 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 586) = Lepidodesma languilati

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

LepidodesmaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912), Simpson (1914), Thiele (1934), ..., Chen et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2023), Dai et al. (2024), Wu et al. (2024)
AnodontaUeji (1934)

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