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

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Publication Information

Athearn, H.D. 1964. Three new unionids from Alabama and Florida and a note on Lampsilis jonesi. Nautilus 77(4): 134-139.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Alasmidonta mccordi Athearn, 1964.
Athearn, 1964, Nautilus: 134, pl. 9, figs. a-b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NMC_20094, Coosa River, Ten Island Shoals, just below Lock 2 Dam, St. Clair Co., Alabama.
= Alasmidonta mccordi
 
Lampsilis haddletoni Athearn, 1964.
Athearn, 1964, Nautilus: 135, pl. 9, figs. g-h.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NMC_20095, Choctawhatchee River, West Fork, & mi SW Ozark, Dale County, Alabama.
= Obovaria haddletoni
 
Villosa choctawensis Athearn, 1964.
Athearn, 1964, Nautilus: 137, pl. 9, figs. c-f.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NMC_20096, Choctawhatchee River, 2 mi SW Caryville; about 1 mi downstream U.S. Highway 90, Holmes Co., Florida.
= Obovaria choctawensis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmidonta mccordi new species. — Athearn (1964: 134).
Lampsilis haddletoni new species. — Athearn (1964: 135).
Lampsilis jonesi van der Schalie. — Athearn (1964: 138).
Villosa choctawensis new species. — Athearn (1964: 137).
 
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