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

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Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834): species synonymy
  View specimens: 16 specimens, Red List Status: vulnerable

   Recent References
   = Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Pleurobema oviforme. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Pleurobema oviforme. — Jones (2015).
   = Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834). — Campbell & Lydeard (2012).
   = Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad). — Burlakova et al. (2012).
   = Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834). — ITIS (2012).
   = Pleurobema oviforme. — Haag (2012).
   = Pleurobema oviforme Conrad, 1834. — Bogan (2010).
   = Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834). — Campbell et al. (2008).
   + Pleuronaia barnesiana (Lea, 1838). — Williams et al. (2008).

Unio oviformis Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 46, pl. 3, fig. 6.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 254.
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Unio ravenelianus Lea, 1834.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 32 [144], pl. 3, fig. 5.
(renamed Unio rudis Conrad, 1837)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84783, French Broad R., near Ashville, N. Carolina.
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Unio rudis Conrad, 1837.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 76, pl. 43, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 257.
(new name for Unio ravenelianus Lea, 1834)
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Unio patulus Conrad, 1838.
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 92, pl. 50, fig. 2.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio patulus Lea, 1829)
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Unio holstonensis Lea, 1840.
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 288.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 212 [50], pl. 15, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84641, Holston R., Tenn.
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Unio argenteus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 242 [80], pl. 25, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84778, Holston R., Tenn.
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Unio decisus Küster, 1852.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab.: 41, pl. 8, fig. 1 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio decisus Lea, 1831)
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Unio mundus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40 [44], pl. 14, fig. 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84767, Tuscumbia, Ala.
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Unio lesleyi Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 306.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 352, pl. 58, fig. 177.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84759, Kentucky.
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Unio tesserulae Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40 [44], pl. 15, fig. 39 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84426, Nolachucky R., Tenn.
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Unio striatissimus J.G. Anthony, 1865.
J.G. Anthony, 1865, Amer. J. Conch.: 156, pl. 12, fig. 1.
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Unio clinchensis Lea, 1867.
Lea, 1867, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 81.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 278 [38], pl. 37, fig. 91.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84596, Clinch R., Tenn.
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Unio planior Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 145.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 316 [76], pl. 50, fig. 129.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84391, Tennessee.
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Unio acuens Lea, 1871.
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 190.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 27 [31], pl. 8, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84599, Holston R., near Concord, E. Tenn.
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Unio lawi Lea, 1871.
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 189.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 8 [12], pl. 2, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84757, Holston R., Tenn.
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Unio pattinoides Lea, 1871.
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 193.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 16 [20], pl. 4, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84763, Holston R., Tenn.
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Unio bellulus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 161.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 50 [54], pl. 17, fig. 48.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84772, Mussel Shoals, Tenn R., Alabama.
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Unio brevis Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 157.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 35 [39], pl. 12, fig. 32.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84546, Conasauga R., E. Tenn.
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Unio conasaugaensis Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 155.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 33 [37], pl. 10, fig. 30.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85565, Conasauga Cr., Monroe Co., E. Tenn.
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Unio clavus Call, 1885.
‘Lamarck’ Call, 1885, : ??.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio accuens Paetel, 1890.
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 143.
(error for Unio acuens Lea, 1871)
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Unio swordianus S.H. Wright, 1897.
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus: 4.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149654, Br. of Clinch River, Va.
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Pleurobema swordiana Simpson, 1900.
‘Wright’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 81, pl. 4, fig. 4.
(reference to Unio swordianus S.H. Wright, 1897)
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Pleurobema fassinans Ortmann, 1913.
‘Lea’ Ortmann, 1913, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 310.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio fassinans Lea, 1868)
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