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

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Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.

 

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Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858): species synonymy
  View specimens: 3 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio downiei (I. Lea, 1858). — ITIS (2012).
   = Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858). — IUCN (2011).
   = Elliptio downiei Lea, 1858. — Bogan (2010).
   = Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858). — Turgeon et al. (1998).
   = Elliptio downiei (I. Lea). — Williams et al. (1993).
   = Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858). — Turgeon et al. (1988).
   + Elliptio (s.s.) crassidens (Lamarck, 1819). — Burch (1975).
   = Elliptio (s.s.) crassidens downiei (Lea, 1858). — R.I. Johnson (1970).

Unio downiei Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 210 [28], pl. 25, fig. 91.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84854, Satilla R., Ga.
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Unio satillaensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 216 [34], pl. 27, fig. 96.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84855, Satilla R., Camden Co., Ga.
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Unio spissus Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 208 [26], pl. 25, fig. 89.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84853, Satilla R., Ga.
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Unio downei Sowerby, 1868.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 68, sp. 350.
(error for Unio downiei Lea, 1858)
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Unio dowiei de Gregorio, 1914.
‘Lea’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 54.
(error for Unio downiei Lea, 1858)
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