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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.



Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae | Nephritica

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Nephritica poeyana (Lea, 1857): specimens
  View species synonymy: 1 species-level nomen, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Nephritica poeyana Lea, 1857. — Bogan (2010).
   = Nephritica poeyana (Lea, 1857). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Nephronaias (Nephritica) poeyanus (Lea, 1857). — Haas (1969).
   = Nephronaias (Nephritica) poeyana (Lea, 1857). — Haas (1969).
   = Elliptio poeyana (Lea). — Thiele (1934).
   = Elliptio (Nephritica) poeyanus (Lea, 1857). — Frierson (1927).
   = Unio (sec. Elliptio) poeyanus Lea, 1857. — Simpson (1914).
   = Unio (Nephronaias) poeyanus Lea, 1857. — Martens (1900).
   = Unio (sec. Elliptio) poeyanus Lea, 1857. — Simpson (1900).
   = Unio (Graphonaias) poeyanus Lea, 1857. — Fischer & Crosse (1894).

map of 5 localities

archeological site, 1 mi above junction of Rio Cuauta and Rio Amacuzas (trib. of Rio Balsas) Nexpa, Morelos, Mexico. (David Grove!)

San Gabriel, Pueblo near Puente de Ixtla, Morelos, Mexico. (Burch Collection!)

Mexico. (E. Marie; ex. C.T. Simpson!)

Rio de las Balsas, near Coyucan, Mexico. (Felipe Poey!)

Rio Tembembe, near Punta de Ixta, Mexico. (Marie E. Bourgeois!)

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