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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834): species synonymy
  View specimens: 10 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834). — Watters (2018).
   ? Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834). — Watters (2018).
   = Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834). — Williams et al. (2017).
   + Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834). — Williams et al. (2014).
   = Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834). — Williams et al. (2014).
   = Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834). — ITIS (2012).
   = Villosa vibex. — Haag (2012).
   + Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834). — Williams et al. (2011).
   = Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834). — Williams et al. (2011).
   + Villosa modioliformis Lea, 1834. — Bogan (2010).

Unio modioliformis Lea, 1834.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 97 [209], pl. 13, fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85029, Santee Canal, S. Carolina.
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Unio vibex Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 31, pl. 4, fig. 3.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 260.
Type(s): UNKNOWN ANSP_56488, Black Warrior River, Ala.
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Unio exiguus Lea, 1840.
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 191 [29], pl. 7, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84974, Chattahoochee R., Columbus, Georgia.
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Unio pellucidus Lea, 1845.
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 70 [44], pl. 2, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) ANSP_56493, [no locality available - North America].
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Unio stagnalis Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 300.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 275, pl. 37, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_178778, Ogeechee River, Georgia.
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Unio nigrinus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 284 [40], pl. 24, fig. 44.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86132, W Florida.
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Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 269 [25], pl. 19, fig. 24.
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Unio gracilior Lea, 1856.
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 56, pl. 8, fig. 38 [as ‘gracillior’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85088, Buckhead Creek, Georgia.
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Unio rutilans Lea, 1856.
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 59, pl. 9, fig. 41.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85093, Othcalooga Cr., Gordon Co., Georgia.
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Unio sudus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 170.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 194 [12], pl. 21, fig. 77.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85155, Dry Creek, near Columbus, Georgia.
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Unio gracillior Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 56.
(error for Unio gracilior Lea, 1856)
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Unio delumbis Küster, 1861.
‘Conrad’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 207, pl. 69, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio delumbis Conrad, 1834)
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Unio prevostianus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 63, sp. 315.
(reference to Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852)
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Unio subangulatus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 65, sp. 327.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio subangulatus Lea, 1840)
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Unio averellii B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 115, pl. 3, fig. 2.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_91142 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1967), Lake Ashby, Fla.
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Unio floridensis Wright & Wright, 1888.
Wright & Wright, 1888, Conch. Exchange: 105.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio floridensis Lea, 1852)
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Unio averillii Simpson, 1900.
“Wright” Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 560.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 138.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 76.
R.I. Johnson, 1970, Bull. MCZ: 373.
R.I. Johnson, 1972, Bull. Fla. State Mus.: 237.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 159.
(error for Unio averellii B.H. Wright, 1888)
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Unio prevostianns de Gregorio, 1914.
‘Lea’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 39.
(error for Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852)
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Margaron (Unio) previostianus Watters, 2018.
‘Lea’ Watters, 2018, Visaya, Suppl.: 10.
(error for Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852)
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