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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Eurynia dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820): species synonymy
  View specimens: 9 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820). — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820). — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio (Eurynia) dilatata. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820). — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Eurynia dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio dilatata. — Pfeiffer et al. (2016).
   = Elliptio dilatata. — Jones (2015).
   = Elliptio dilatata. — Inoue et al. (2014).
   = Elliptio dilatata. — Inoue et al. (2013).
   = Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820). — Pfeiffer & Graf (2013).

Unio nasuta Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 75, sp. 22.
(prim. homonym of Unio nasutus Say, 1817)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0022, rapporte Lac Erie.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) atroviolacea Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 321.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 63.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) cuprea Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 304, pl. 81, figs. 8-9.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 48.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) sinuata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 321.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 63.
(renamed Unio cultratus Rafinesque, 1831)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20252, Kentucky River.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio (Eurynia) dilatata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat.: 426 [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 297.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 42.
(renamed Obliquaria violacea Rafinesque, 1831)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20248, Kentucky River.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 262, pl. 11, fig. 12.
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Unio mucronatus Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 266, pl. 13, fig. 13.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio euliratus Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
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Bariosta fulvus Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 74.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Bariosta fulvus var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 74.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Bariosta fulvus Rafinesque, 1831)
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Bariosta fulvus var. rufa Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 74.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Bariosta fulvus Rafinesque, 1831)
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Obliquaria bicolor Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 75.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Obliquaria violacea Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 75.
(new name for Unio dilatata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio cultratus Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 77.
(new name for Obliquaria sinuata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio dilatatus Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 42, pl. 21.
(reference to Unio dilatata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio arctatus Ferussac, 1835.
‘Conrad’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 29.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio arctatus Conrad, 1834)
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Unio torulosus Ferussac, 1835.
‘Rafinesque’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 28.
(mis-ID'd reference to Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio arctior Lea, 1838.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 10, pl. 4, fig. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86103, Ohio R., Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Unio stonensis Lea, 1840.
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 195 [33], pl. 8, fig. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84969, Stone R., Tenn.
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Unio bicolar Lea, 1852.
‘Rafinesque’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 57.
(error for Obliquaria bicolor Rafinesque, 1831)
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Unio gibbosus var. armathwaitensis B.H. Wright, 1898.
B.H. Wright, 1898, Nautilus: 123.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_150523, Armathwaite, Fentress Co., Tenn.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio (sec. Elliptio) gibbosus var. delicatus Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 704.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 600.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823; prim. homonym of Unio delicatus Lea, 1863)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_128797, St. Francis R., Greenway, Clay Co., Arkansas.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio propeverutus de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 38, pl. 3, figs. 1a-d.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Elliptio dilatata var. subgibbosa Utterback, 1915.
‘Lea’ Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 202-203, pl. 21, figs. 68a-d.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio subgibbosus Lea, 1857)
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Elliptio dilatata var. sterkii Grier, 1918.
Grier, 1918, Nautilus: 9.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio dilatata Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) CM_61.4628, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio arctiro Howells et al., 1996.
‘Lea’ Howells et al., 1996, Freshw. Mussels Tex.: 51.
(error for Unio arctior Lea, 1838)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
 
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