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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 Pseudunio Haas, 1910: nominal genera
     5 valid species

Potodoma Herrmannsen, 1846
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: ??.
(homonym of Meigen, 1800; renamed Pseudunio Haas, 1910)
Type species: Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819 (orig. desig.) = Pseudunio auricularius

Baryana Locard, 1889
Bourguignat in Locard, 1889, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc. 13: 124.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819 (monotypy) = Pseudunio auricularius

Pseudunio Haas, 1910
Haas, 1910, Nachr. Bl. Dtsch. Malak. Ges. 42: 181.
(new name for Potodoma Herrmannsen, 1846)
Type species: Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819 (orig. desig.) = Pseudunio auricularius

Plicatibaphia Starobogatov, 1970
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 61, 283.
Type species: Unio flabellatus Goldfuss, 1837 (orig. desig.) = Pseudunio flabellata

Taxonomic History (since 1900)

MargaritanaSimpson (1900), Ortmann (1912), Preston (1912), Ortmann (1913), Simpson (1914), Haas (1924), Germain (1931), Pallary (1939)
Unio (sec. Lymnium)Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
UnioKobelt (1903), Rochebrune (1903)
Unio (Baryana)Germain (1904)
Unio (Groupe Baryana)Caziot (1907)
PseudunioHaas (1910), Falkner (1994), Falkner et al. (2001), D.G. Smith (2001), ..., Graf & Cummings (2021), Lopes-Lima et al. (2021), Zieritz et al. (2021), Wu et al. (2022)
Leguminaia (Rhombunio)Germain (1911)
Simpson (1914), Haas (1929), Haas (1969)
Margaritana (Potomida)Thiele (1934)
MargaritiferaHaas (1940), Mandahl-Barth (1988), Ziuganov et al. (1994), Nagel et al. (1998), ..., Huang et al. (2019), Fukata & Iigo (2020), Sano et al. (2020), Múrria et al. (2020)
PsilunioHaas (1940)
Margaritifera (Pseudunio)Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Van Damme (1984), Schneider & Prieto (2011), Bolotov et al. (2016)
PotomidaHaas (1969), Schütt (1983)
PlicatibaphiaStarobogatov (1970)

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