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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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Etheriidae

genus Etheria Lamarck, 1807: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Etheria Lamarck, 1807
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 400.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 98.
(renamed Aetheria Oken, 1818)
Type species: Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807 (sub. desig. by Gray, 1847: 193) = Etheria elliptica

Etheriigenus Renier, 1807
Renier, 1807, Tav. Class. Anim.: Tab. vii. [suppressed]

Aetheria Oken, 1818
Oken, 1818, Isis (Oken) 1818: 1117.
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 518.
Berthold in Latreille, 1827, unknown publication: 208.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 38 [as ‘Ætheria].
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 65.
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 22.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 10.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 509.
Woodward, 1871, Man. Moll: 435.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 53.
Zittel, 1881, Handb. Palaeo. 1: 58.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 138.
(new name for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Etherea Schweigger, 1820
‘Lam.’ Schweigger, 1820, Handb. Naturgesch.: 708.
(error for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Ethaeria Agassiz, 1839
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1839, Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 12: 418.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 17.
(error for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Caillaudiana Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 63.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Etheria Lamarck, 1807)
Type species: Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824 (monotypy) = Etheria elliptica

Chambardiana Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 69.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Etheria Lamarck, 1807)
Type species: Aetheria chambardi Bourguignat, 1880 (monotypy) = Etheria elliptica

Letourneuxiana Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 69.
Type species: Aetheria petrettinii Bourguignat, 1880 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 448) = Etheria elliptica

Niloticiana Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 65.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Etheria Lamarck, 1807)
Type species: Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 448) = Etheria elliptica

Levourneaxiana Pain & Woodward, 1961
‘Bourguignat’ Pain & Woodward, 1961, J. of Conch. 25(1): 3.
(error for Letourneuxiana Bourguignat, 1880)

Nilotriciana Pain & Woodward, 1961
‘Bourguignat’ Pain & Woodward, 1961, J. of Conch. 25(1): 3.
(error for Niloticiana Bourguignat, 1880)

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

AetheriaPallary (1903), Kobelt (1904), Pallary (1909), Kobelt (1910), Thiele (1934), Dartevelle & Schwetz (1937), Dartevelle (1939)
ÆtheriaE.A. Smith (1906), Germain (1907), Germain (1918)
Aetheria [sic]Germain (1907), Germain (1925)
EtheriaPilsbry & Bequaert (1927), Haas (1936), Modell (1942), Leloup (1950), ..., Wu et al. (2020), Sano et al. (2020), Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021)

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