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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Amblema plicata (Say, 1817): species synonymy
  View specimens: 15 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Amblema plicata (Say, 1817). — Bolotov et al. (2018).
   = Amblema plicata (Say, 1817). — Zieritz et al. (2018).
   = Amblema plicata (Say, 1817). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Amblema plicata. — Araujo et al. (2017).
   = Amblema plicata (Say, 1817). — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
   = Amblema plicata (Say, 1817). — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Amblema plicata. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Amblema plicata (Say, 1817). — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Amblema plicata. — Pfeiffer et al. (2016).
   = Amblema plicata. — Chong et al. (2016).

Unio plicata Say, 1817.
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc.: [12].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc.: [17].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4305, Ohio, U.S.A.
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Unio peruviana Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 7 [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 71, sp. 4.
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Unio rariplicata Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 71, sp. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0037, Habite la rivière de l’Ohio. Michaud.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 315, pl. 82, figs. 13-14.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 58.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20246, small creeks, Kentucky.
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Unio crassus Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 118.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio crassus Say, 1817)
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Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 120, pl. 2.
(prim. homonym of Unio undulata Say, 1817)
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Unio gigantea Lea, 1834.
‘Barnes’ Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31, 35.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio giganteus Barnes, 1823)
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Unio costatus Conrad, 1836.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: pl. 17, fig. 7.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 4, sp. 16.
(reference to Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio perplicatus Conrad, 1841.
Conrad, 1841, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 19.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 276, pl. 38, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 261 [as ‘Plectomerus perplicatus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_129919, Jackson, Miss.
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Unio undulatus Hanley, 1843.
‘Barnes’ Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 175, pl. 20, fig. 26.
(reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)
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Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845.
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 70 [44], pl. 2, fig. 5 [as ‘atro-costatus’].
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Unio hippopoeus Lea, 1845.
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 163 [as ‘hippopœus’].
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 67 [41], pl. 1, fig. 1 [as ‘hippopœus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84096, L. Erie.
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Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845.
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 68 [42], pl. 1, fig. 2.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE ANSP_127444, Ala. River, Selma, Alabama.
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Margaron (Unio) laticostasus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 21.
(error for Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845)
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Unio hippopaeus Lea, 1852.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 21 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 261 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 497 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 11, sp. 40 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 767 [as ‘hippopæa’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 816 [as ‘hippopæa’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 61.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 287.
Clarke, 1973, Malacologia: 35.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 165.
Strayer & Jirka, 1997, Pearly Mussels NY: 98.
He & Zhuang, 2013, Freshwater Bivalves China: 27.
(error for Unio hippopoeus Lea, 1845)
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Unio heros Küster, 1855.
‘Say’ Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 136, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio heros Say, 1829)
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Unio pearlensis Conrad, 1855.
Conrad, 1855, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 256.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_129918, Pearl River, Miss.
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Unio plicatus Küster, 1856.
‘Say’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab.: 137, pl. 40, fig. 3.
Chenu, 1859, Manuel Conchyl.: 143, pl. 706.
(reference to Unio plicata Say, 1817)
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Unio laticostatus Adams & Adams, 1857.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 497.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31.
Singley, 1893, Geol. Surv. Texas: 317.
(error for Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845)
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Unio perlensis Reeve, 1864.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 11, sp. 42.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 163.
(error for Unio pearlensis Conrad, 1855)
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Unio perplicatus Reeve, 1864.
‘Conrad, Anthony, MS.’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 9, sp. 35; errata [changed to ‘U. atrocostatus’].
(reference to Unio perplicatus Conrad, 1841; error for Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845)
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Unio brazosensis Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 309 [69], pl. 48, fig. 122.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84110, Brazos River, Tex.
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Unio lincecumii Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 312 [72], pl. 49, fig. 125.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84112, Dallas Co., Texas.
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Unio pauciplicatus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 156.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 29 [33], pl. 9, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84111, Austin, Texas.
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Unio quintardii Cragin, 1887.
Cragin, 1887, Bull. Washburn Coll.: 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_63304, Sac & Fox Reservation, Oklahoma.
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Unio lincecurei Paetel, 1890.
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 157.
(error for Unio lincecumii Lea, 1868)
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Unio pilsbryi Marsh, 1891.
Marsh, 1891, Nautilus: 1.
Pilsbry, 1892, Nautilus: pl. 1, figs. 7-8.
Pilsbry, 1892, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 131, pl. 8, figs. 7-8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41589, Little Red River, Ark.
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Cokeria southalli Marshall, 1916.
Marshall, 1916, Nautilus: 133.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_215130, James R., Huron, South Dakota.
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Unio multiplicata Desh. .
Desh. Of Authors.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831)
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Unio undulatus Desh. .
Desh. Of Authors.
(reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)
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