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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820): species synonymy
  View specimens: 8 specimens, Red List Status: endangered

   Recent References
   = Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820). — Watters (2018).
   = Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820). — IUCN (2017).
   = Obovaria subrotunda. — Inoue et al. (2013).
   ? Lampsilis orbiculata Hildreth. — ITIS (2012).
   = Obovaria subrotunda. — Haag (2012).
   = Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820). — ITIS (2012).
   = Obovaria subrotunda Rafinesque, 1820. — Bogan (2010).
   = Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820). — Watters et al. (2009).
   ? Lampsilis abruptus (Say, 1831). — Watters et al. (2009).

Obliquaria (Rotundaria) subrotunda Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus subrotundus’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat.: 426 [as ‘U. (Obovaria) subrotunda’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 308, pl. 81, figs. 21-23.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 23, 29, 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE ANSP_20254, Kentucky River.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 311.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 54.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obovaria striata var. rosea Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 311.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 55.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obovaria striata var. tuberculata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 311.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 55.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio (Aximedia) levigata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 296, pl. 80, fig. 11-13.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 42.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20255, Kentucky River.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio (Aximedia) zonalis Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus zonalis’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 297.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 42.
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Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828.
Hildreth, 1828, Amer. J. Sci.: 284, fig. 15.
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Unio rotundatus Wood, 1828.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57.
(error for Unio rotundus Wood, 1828)
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Unio rotundus Wood, 1828.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 2 [as ‘Mya rotunda’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 1 [as ‘Unio rotundatus’].
Wood in Hanley, 1856, Index Testac., Suppl.: 199, pl. 1, fig. 1.
(prim. homonym of Unio rotundus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Unio circulus Lea, 1829.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 433 [47], pl. 9, fig. 14.
Type(s): UNKNOWN USNM_85734, Cincinatti, Ohio.
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Unio lens Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 80, pl. 8, fig. 10.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio laevigatus Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: [no pagination].
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 28.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 59.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 57.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 251.
Ortmann, 1921, Mem. Carnegie Mus.: 92.
(error for Unio levigata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio subrotundus Ferussac, 1835.
‘selon Say’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 26.
(reference to Obliquaria subrotunda Rafinesque, 1820)
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Margarita (Unio) orbiculatus Lea, 1836.
‘Hild.’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 25.
(reference to Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828)
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Unio suborbiculatus Conrad, 1836.
‘Hildreth’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 35.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 46.
(error for Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio leibii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 168.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 44 [48], pl. 15, fig. 42.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84425, Michigan.
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Unio depygis Conrad, 1866.
Conrad, 1866, Amer. J. Conch.: 107, pl. 10, fig. 1.
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Unio zonata Simpson, 1900.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 744.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 731.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 90.
(error for Unio zonalis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Obovaria lens var. elongata Simpson, 1914.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 294.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio lens Lea, 1831)
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Obovaria lens var. parva Simpson, 1914.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 294.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio lens Lea, 1831)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_150457, Duck Riv., Tenn.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obovaria subrotunda globula Morrison, 1942.
Morrison, 1942, Bulletin Bur. Amer. Ethnol.: 360.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obliquaria subrotunda Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85769, Tuscumbia, Alabama.
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Unio suborbiculatus Kuster, 1857 .
Kuster, 1857 Of Authors.
(reference to Unio suborbiculatus Conrad, 1836)
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