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Fri 02 Sep 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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Gonideinae | Contradentini

genus Physunio Simpson, 1900: nominal genera
     4 valid species

Physunio Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 830.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1062.
Type species: Unio gravidus Lea, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Physunio superbus

Physanio Preston, 1916
Preston, 1916, Zool. Rec. 51: 66.
(error for Physunio Simpson, 1900)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Physunio (s.s.)Simpson (1900), Preston (1912), Simpson (1914), Haas (1919), Haas (1920), Thiele (1934), Haas (1952), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Physunio (sec. Lens)Preston (1915)
Physunio (Lens)Prashad (1932)
PhysunioBrandt (1974), Marwoto (1987), Kittivorachate & Yangyuen (2004), Graf & Cummings (2007), ..., Jeratthitkul et al. (2021), Zieritz et al. (2021), Jeratthitikul et al. (2021), Bolotov et al. (2022)
B.J. Smith (1992)
ContradensPfeiffer & Graf (2015), Bolotov et al. (2017), Konopleva et al. (2017)

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