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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Elliptio congaraea (Lea, 1831): species synonymy
  View specimens: 15 specimens, Red List Status: near threatened

   Recent References
   = Elliptio congaraea. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio congaraea (Lea, 1831). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio congaraea. — Jones (2015).
   = Elliptio congaraea (I. Lea, 1831). — ITIS (2012).
   = Elliptio congarea [sic]. — Haag (2012).
   + Elliptio waccamawensis (I. Lea, 1863). — ITIS (2012).
   + Elliptio waccamawensis. — Haag (2012).
   + Elliptio waccamawensis (Lea, 1863). — IUCN (2011).
   = Elliptio congaraea Lea, 1831. — Bogan (2010).
   + Elliptio waccamawensis Lea, 1863. — Bogan (2010).

Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 72 [82], pl. 6, fig. 4 [as ‘congaræus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85693, Congaree R., Columbia, S.C.
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Unio congareus Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 57.
Haag, 2012, N. Amer. Freshw. Mussels: 73 [as ‘Elliptio congarea’].
(error for Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831)
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Unio fulvus Lea, 1834.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 96 [208], pl. 13, fig. 39.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85679, S.C.
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Unio congaraeus Conrad, 1836.
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 27, pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘congaræus’].
(reference to Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831)
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Unio lecontianus Lea, 1838.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 23 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 40, pl. 12, fig. 35.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84852, Canoochie R., Liberty Co., Ga.
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Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 103, pl. 57, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 255 [as ‘planitaleris’].
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Unio pusillus Lea, 1840.
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 220 [58], pl. 18, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85241, Ogeechee R., Georgia.
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Unio rufusculus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 258, pl. 14, fig. 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85683, Abbeville, S.C.
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Unio sordidis Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 254 [10].
(incorrect original spelling of Unio sordidus Lea, 1852)
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Unio sordidus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘sordidis’].
(correct name for Unio sordidis Lea, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85688, Abbeville, S.C.
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Unio buxeus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 261 [17], pl. 15, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85153, Abbeville, S Carolina.
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Unio forbesianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 264 [20], pl. 16, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84542, Savannah R., Ga.
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Unio gibbesianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85685, Abbeville, S.C.
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Unio moussonianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 268 [24], pl. 118, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85168, Georgia.
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Unio planilaterus Lea, 1852.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 51.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 722.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 653.
(error for Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838)
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Unio moussianus Conrad, 1853.
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 252.
(error for Unio moussonianus Lea, 1852)
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Unio planitaleris Conrad, 1853.
‘Con.’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 255.
(error for Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838)
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Unio corvus Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 217 [35], pl. 28, fig. 97.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84539, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Ga.
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Unio pussilus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 197.
(error for Unio pusillus Lea, 1840)
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Unio vestitus Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 393.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 189 [11], pl. 25, fig. 259.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85332, Ogeechee R., Georgia.
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Unio waccamawensis Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 16 [20], pl. 5, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84437, Waccamaw Lake, N. Carolina.
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Unio dorsatus Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 160.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 300 [60], pl. 45, fig. 112.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84494, Catawba R., N.C.
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Unio strumosus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 158.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 57 [61], pl. 19, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85755, Yadkin R., N.C.
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Unio planilateralis Frierson, 1927.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 31.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 233.
(error for Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838)
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