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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae | Disconaias

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Disconaias purpuriata (Say, 1831): specimens
  View species synonymy: 6 synonyms, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Disconaias purpuriata Say, 1831. — Bogan (2010).
   = Disconaias purpuriata (Say, 1831). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) purpuriata (Say, 1831). — Haas (1969).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) purpuriatus (Say). — Haas (1929).
   + Lampsilis (Disconaias) pilsbryana Frierson, 1927. — Frierson (1927).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) purpuriata (Say, 1831). — Frierson (1927).
   + Nephronaias aztecorum (Philippi, 1847). — Simpson (1914).
   ? Nephronaias medellina (Lea, 1838). — Simpson (1914).
   ? cf. Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831. — Simpson (1914).
   ? Unio (Elliptio) medellinus Lea, 1838. — Martens (1900).

map of 2 localities

Valles River, at head of rapids, 2 mi above Mecos, Mex.. (Anson A. Hinkley, 1909!)

Valles River, Mecos, Mexico. (Anson A. Hinkley!)

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