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

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Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819): species synonymy
  View specimens: 5 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio crassidens. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio crassidens. — Pfeiffer et al. (2016).
   = Elliptio crassidens. — Jones (2015).
   = Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819). — Williams et al. (2014).
   = Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck). — Burlakova et al. (2012).
   = Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819). — McMurray et al. (2012).
   = Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819). — Campbell & Lydeard (2012).
   = Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819). — ITIS (2012).
   = Elliptio crassidens. — Haag (2012).

Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 71, sp. 3, var. b [in part].
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0030, “du lac Erie”.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus niger’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 291, pl. 80, figs. 1-4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 37.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20243, River Ohio.
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Unio (Elliptio) nigra var. fusca Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 293.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio nigra Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio (Elliptio) nigra var. maculata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 293.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio nigra Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 263.
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Obliquaria (Aximedia) venus Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 75.
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Unio niger Conrad, 1836.
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 49, pl. 46.
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 253.
(reference to Unio nigra Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio incrassatus Lea, 1840.
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 217 [55], pl. 16, fig. 34.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84537, Columbus, Ga.
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Unio crassus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Say’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 95, sp. 520.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio crassus Say, 1817)
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Unio discus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 62, sp. 310; errata.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio discus Lea, 1838)
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Unio danielsii B.H. Wright, 1899.
B.H. Wright, 1899, Nautilus: 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_168967, Spring Creek, Decatur Co., Georgia.
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Elliptio pachyodon Pilsbry, 1953.
Pilsbry, 1953, ANSP Monogr.: 447, pl. 65, fig. 8.
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Unio okefenokensis B.H. Wright, in USNM Coll. .
B.H. Wright, in USNM Coll. Of Authors.
Type(s): MANUSCRIPT NAME USNM_168966, Spanish Creek, Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia.
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