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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820: species synonymy
  View specimens: 5 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — Pfeiffer & Graf (2015).
   = Truncilla truncata. — Jones (2015).
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — Pfeiffer & Graf (2013).
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — ITIS (2012).
   = Truncilla truncata. — Haag (2012).
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — Szumowski et al. (2012).
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — McMurray et al. (2012).
   = Truncilla truncata. — Boyer et al. (2011).
   = Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820. — Whelan et al. (2011).

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus truncatus’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat.: 427 [as ‘U. (Truncilla) truncata’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 301.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 29, 46.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20217, Falls of Ohio.
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Truncilla truncata var. fusca Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 301.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 46.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Truncilla truncata var. vermiculata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 301.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 46.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Truncilla metaplata Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 77.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20258, Cumberland River.
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Truncilla metaplata var. vittata Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 77.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Truncilla metaplata Rafinesque, 1831)
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Unio elegans Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 83 [93], pl. 9, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84449, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Unio truncatus Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: .
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1838, Amer. Conch.: pl. 67.
(reference to Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio melaplata Lea, 1836.
‘Rafinesque’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 59.
‘Rafinesque’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 58.
‘Rafinesque’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 92.
(error for Truncilla metaplata Rafinesque, 1831)
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Unio elegans var. elegantopsis de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 41, pl. 4, figs. 6a-b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio elegans Lea, 1831)
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Unio elegans var. magnelegans de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 41, pl. 5, figs. 1a-c.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio elegans Lea, 1831)
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Truncilla truncata var. lacustris F.C. Baker, 1928.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey: 227, pl. 78, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_209214, Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin.
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Unio elegans var. elagantopsis Williams et al., 2008.
‘de Gregorio’ Williams et al., 2008, Freshw. Mussels AL and Mobile Basin: 739.
(error for Unio elegantopsis de Gregorio, 1914)
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