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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Clarke, A.H. 1985. The tribe Alasmidontini (Unionidae: Anodontinae), Part II: Lasmigona and Simpsonaias. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (399): iii + 75 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Lasmigona (Lasmigona) complanata alabamensis Clarke, 1985.
Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool.: 36, fig. 10.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Alasmodonta complanata Barnes, 1823)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_809996, Coosa River, (Alabama River Dr.), H. Neely Henry Lake, Calhoun Co., Alabama.
= Lasmigona alabamensis
Unio pertenius Clarke, 1985.
‘Lea’ Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool.: l51.
(error for Unio pertenuis Lea, 1863)
= Lasmigona subviridis
Taxonomic Opinions
Lasmigona (Alasminota) holstonia (Lea, 1838). — Clarke (1985: 3).
Lasmigona (Platynaias) compressa (Lea, 1829). — Clarke (1985: 40).
Lasmigona (Platynaias) decorata (Lea, 1852). — Clarke (1985: 57).
Lasmigona (Platynaias) subviridis (Conrad, 1835). — Clarke (1985: 51).
Lasmigona (s.s.) complanata alabamensis Clarke, 1985. — Clarke (1985: 36).
Lasmigona (s.s.) complanata complanata (Barnes, 1823). — Clarke (1985: 25).
Lasmigona (s.s.) costata (Rafinesque, 1820). — Clarke (1985: 12).
Simpsonaias ambigua (Say, 1825). — Clarke (1985: 61).
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