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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 Lamproscapha Swainson, 1840: nominal genera
     2 valid species

Lamproscapha Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 286-287, 381.
Type species: Anodon ensiformis Wagner, 1827 (subsequent designation) = Lamproscapha ensiformis

Virgula Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 931.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1454.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Glabaris Gray, 1847)
Type species: Anodon ensiformis Wagner, 1827 (original designation) = Lamproscapha ensiformis

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Glabaris (sec. Virgula)Simpson (1900)
AnodontitesF. Baker (1913), Bonetto (1962), Lasso et al. (2009)
Anodontites (sec. Virgula)Simpson (1914)
Anodontites (Lamproscapha)Ortmann (1921), Haas (1931), Haas (1932), Parodiz & Bonetto (1963), ..., Martinez et al. (2004), Rumi et al. (2008), Pereira et al. (2014), Torres et al. (2018)
Anodontites (Virgula)H.B. Baker (1930)
Anodontites (sec. Lamproscapha)Thiele (1934)
LamproscaphaMorretes (1949), Simone (2006), Graf & Cummings (2007), Bogan (2010), ..., Wu et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Wu et al. (2021), Breure et al. (2022)

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