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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 Diaurora Cockerell, 1903: nominal genera
     2 valid species

Aurora Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 849.
(homonym of Ragonot, 1887 [Lepid.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Parreysia Conrad, 1853; renamed Diaurora Cockerell, 1903)
Type species: Unio auroreus Heude, 1883 (orig. desig.) = Diaurora aurorea

Diaurora Cockerell, 1903
Cockerell, 1903, Nautilus 16: 118.
(new name for Aurora Simpson, 1900)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Parreysia (Aurora)Simpson (1900)
Parreysia (Diaurora)Simpson (1914), Thiele (1934)
DiauroraHaas (1924), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Dang et al. (1980), ..., Liu et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Liu et al. (2022), Chen et al. (2023)
Liu et al. (1979)
AcuticostaWu et al. (1999), Soliman et al. (2016)
ParreysiaHu (2005), Xiong et al. (2012)

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