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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820): species synonymy
  View specimens: 7 specimens, Red List Status: extinct

   Recent References
   = Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820). — IUCN (2017).
   = Leptodea fragilis. — Pfeiffer et al. (2016).
   = Leptodea fragilis. — Jones (2015).
   = Leptodea fragilis. — Sousa et al. (2014).
   + Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939. — ITIS (2012).
   = Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820). — McMurray et al. (2012).
   = Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820). — ITIS (2012).
   = Leptodea fragilis. — Haag (2012).
   = Leptodea fragilis. — Boyer et al. (2011).

Unio (Leptodea) fragilis Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [‘Potamilus fragilis’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 41.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20209, creeks, Kentucky.
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Unio (Leptodea) fragilis var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 41.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio fragilis Rafinesque, 1820; prim. homonym of Unio fuscata Rafinesque, 1820)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio fragilis Swainson, 1823.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr.: pl. 171.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 55, pl. 30.
(reference to Unio fragilis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 274.
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Unio planus Barnes, 1823.
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci.: 272, text fig. 16.
(prim. homonym of Unio planus Studer, 1820)
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Unio (Niaa) atrata Swainson, 1823.
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr.: pl. 171.
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Mya plana Eaton, 1826.
‘Barnes’ Eaton, 1826, Zool. Text-Book: 221.
(reference to Unio planus Barnes, 1823)
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Lasmonos fragilis Rafinesque, 1831.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 81.
(sec. homonym of Unio fragilis Rafinesque, 1820)
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Margarita (Unio) atratus Lea, 1836.
‘Swain.’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33.
(reference to Unio atrata Swainson, 1823)
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Unio leptodea var. planus Jay, 1850.
‘Barnes’ Jay, 1850, Cat. Rec. Shells: 61.
(reference to Unio planus Barnes, 1823)
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Lampsilis simpsoni Ferriss, 1900.
Ferriss, 1900, Nautilus: 38, text fig..
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Lampsilis gracilis lacustris F.C. Baker, 1922.
F.C. Baker, 1922, Nautilus: 131.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey: 237, pl. 80, figs. 5-7; pl. 81, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_209186, L. Butte de Morts, Wisc.
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Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939.
van der Schalie, 1939, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 1, pl. 1, figs. 1-3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_130460, Tombigbee River, Epes, Sumpter Co., Alabama.
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Medionidus macglameriae Turgeon et al., 1988.
‘van der Schalie’ Of Authors.
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ.: 31.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries: 13.
(error for Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939)
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Unio plantus Williams et al., 2008.
‘Barnes’ Williams et al., 2008, Freshw. Mussels AL and Mobile Basin: 419.
(error for Unio planus Barnes, 1823)
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