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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820): species synonymy
  View specimens: 2 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Potamilus ohiensis. — Haag (2012).
   = Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820). — McMurray et al. (2012).
   ? Leptodea laevissima Lea. — ITIS (2012).
   ? Proptera laevissimus Lea. — ITIS (2012).
   = Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820). — IUCN (2012).
   = Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820). — ITIS (2012).
   = Potamilus ohiensis. — Boyer et al. (2011).
   = Potamilus ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820. — Bogan (2010).
   = Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820). — Watters et al. (2009).

Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 316.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 59.
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Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis var. nigrescens Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 317.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 59.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis var. radiata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 317.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 59.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis var. violacina Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus violacinus’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 317.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 59.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis var. viridis Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 317.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 59.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Symphynota laevissima Lea, 1829.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 444 [58], pl. 13, fig. 23 [as ‘lævissima’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_83938, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Anodonta rufa Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 6 [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 82 [nomen nudum].
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Unio ohiensis Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: [synonymy].
(reference to Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Anodonta ohioensis Agassiz, 1852.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 46.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 648.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 437.
Oesch, 1984, Missouri Naiades: 183 [as ‘Potamilus’].
(error for Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio discoideus Sowerby, 1866.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon.: pl. 53, sp. 275; errata [changed to ‘U. laevissimus Lea’].
(mis-ID'd reference to Symphynota discoidea Lea, 1834)
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Unio levissimus de Gregorio, 1914.
‘Lea’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 37.
(error for Symphynota laevissima Lea, 1829)
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