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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819): species synonymy
  View specimens: 8 specimens, Red List Status: extinct

   Recent References
   = Pleurobema clava. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Pleurobema clava. — Nishihara et al. (2016).
   = Pleurobema clava. — Pfeiffer et al. (2016).
   + Pleurobema bournianum (I. Lea, 1840). — ITIS (2012).
   = Pleurobema clava (Lamarck). — Burlakova et al. (2012).
   = Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819). — Campbell & Lydeard (2012).
   = Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819). — ITIS (2012).
   = Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819). — Campbell & Lydeard (2012).
   = Pleurobema clava. — Haag (2012).

Unio clava Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 74, sp. 18.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0015, Amer. Sept.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 309, pl. 81, figs. 24-25.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 53.
Type(s): NEOTYPE ANSP_20229, Ohio.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 313.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 56.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20228, Riv. Ohio.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat.: 427 [as ‘Unio (Pleurobema) mytiloïdes’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 313, pl. 82, figs. 8-10.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 56.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20223, [no locality available - North America].
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Pleurobema cuneata var. maculata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 313.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 56.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Pleurobema cuneata var. sulcata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 313.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 56.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio (Aximedia) elliptica Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus ellipticus’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 296.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 42.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20213, [no locality available - North America].
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio patulus Lea, 1829.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 441, pl. 12, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84760, Ohio ?.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio cuneatus Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: ??.
(reference to Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio modioliformis Lea, 1834.
‘Say’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 89.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 28.
Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 5.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 246.
(intro'd as syn of Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio mytilloides Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci.: 343, pl. 1, fig. 7.
(error for Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio clavus Conrad, 1835.
‘Lamarck’ Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 5, pl. 3, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio bournianus Lea, 1840.
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 288.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 213 [51], pl. 15, fig. 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84683, Scioto R., Chillicothe, Ohio.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio gibbosus Küster, 1848.
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1848, Conchyl. Cab.: 40.
(error for Obliquaria scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio (Scalenaria) scalenarius Mörch, 1853.
‘Raf.’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 44.
(error for Obliquaria scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio consanguineus de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 46.
(prim. homonym of Unio consanguineus Lea, 1861)
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Unio anaticulus var. ohiensis de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 51, pl. 10, figs. 3a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio anaticulus Lea, 1861)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
 
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