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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 Plesielliptio Russell, 1934: nominal genera
     10 valid species

Plesielliptio Russell, 1934
Russell, 1934, Canad. Field Nat. 48(1): 77.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Elliptio Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio priscus Meek & Hayden, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Plesielliptio priscus

Jilinoconcha Ma, 1989
Ma, 1989, unknown publication: 259.
Type species: Protelliptio (Plesielliptio) songhuaensis Gu, 1976 () = Plesielliptio songhuaensis

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

Elliptio (Plesielliptio)Russell (1934)
UnioHenderson (1935)
LexingtoniaModell (1957)
PlesielliptioModell (1957), Russell (1976), Hartmann (1998), Good (1998)
Modell (1957), Millard (2001)
LigumiaModell (1957)
Protelliptio (Plesielliptio)Haas (1969)
JilinoconchaFang et al. (2009)

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