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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 Acuticosta Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Acuticosta Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 850.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1139.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Parreysia Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Unio chinensis Lea, 1868 (orig. desig.) = Acuticosta chinensis

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Quadrula (Lamprotula)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Parreysia (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Parreysia (Acuticosta)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
ParreysiaHaas (1910), Simpson (1914)
AcuticostaHaas (1914), Thiele (1934), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), ..., Wu et al. (2022), Liu et al. (2022), Pavan-Kumar et al. (2022), Konopleva et al. (2023)
Liu et al. (1979), Millard (2001)

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