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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 Protamblema Modell, 1957: nominal genera
     1 valid species

Loxopleurus Meek, 1871
Meek, 1871, U.S. Geol. Surv. Wyo. & Terr [Ann. Rep.] (4): 294.
(homonym of Suffrian, 1859 [Coleopt.]; renamed Protamblema Modell, 1957)
Type species: Unio belliplicatus Meek, 1870 () = Protamblema belliplicatus

Laxopleurus Salisbury, 1948
Salisbury, 1948, Zool. Rec. 82: 80.
(error for Loxopleurus Meek, 1871)

Protamblema Modell, 1957
Modell, 1957, Arch. Moll. 86: 189.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 90.
(new name for Loxopleurus Meek, 1871)
Type species: Unio belliplicatus Meek, 1870 () = Protamblema belliplicatus

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

UnioHenderson (1935)
LoxopleurusMacNeil (1935), Haas (1969)
ProtamblemaModell (1957)
Millard (2001)

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