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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Utterback, W.I. 1915. The naiades of Missouri. III. American Midland Naturalist 4(5): 181-204.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Elliptio dilatata var. subgibbosa Utterback, 1915.
‘Lea’ Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 202-203, pl. 21, figs. 68a-d.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio subgibbosus Lea, 1857)
= Eurynia dilatata
 
Plethobasus cooperianus Utterback, 1915.
‘Lea’ Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 183, pl. 20, fig. 57a-b.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio cooperianus Lea, 1834)
= Cyclonaias tuberculata
 
Pleurobema missourense Utterback, 1915.
‘Marsh’ Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 195.
(error for Pleurobema missouriensis Marsh, 1901)
= Pleurobema sintoxia
 
Pleurobema utterbackii Utterback, 1915.
Frierson in Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 197, pl. 5, fig. 12a-b; pl 20, figs. 63A-D.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 57, sp. 247 [as ‘Q. (Fusconaia) utterbackii’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) MCZ_271448, White R., Hollister, Taney Co., Missouri.
= Fusconaia ozarkensis
 
Quadrula (Cyclonaias) tuberculata utterbackiana Frierson, 1927.
‘Lea’ Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 183, pl. 20, fig. 57a-b [as ‘Plethobasus cooperianus’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 52, sp. 224c.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obliquaria tuberculata Rafinesque, 1820)
= Cyclonaias tuberculata
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque). — Utterback (1915: 201).
Elliptio dilatata delicata (Simpson). — Utterback (1915: 203).
Elliptio dilatata subgibbosa (Lea). — Utterback (1915: 202).
Elliptio nigra Rafinesque. — Utterback (1915: 199).
Plethobasus aesopus (Green). — Utterback (1915: 185).
Plethobasus cooperianus (Lea). — Utterback (1915: 183).
Pleurobema catillus (Conrad). — Utterback (1915: 193).
Pleurobema coccineum (Conrad). — Utterback (1915: 194).
Pleurobema missourense [sic] (Marsh). — Utterback (1915: 195).
Pleurobema obliquum (Lamarck). — Utterback (1915: 187).
Pleurobema obliquum catillus (Conrad). — Utterback (1915: 190).
Pleurobema obliquum coccineum (Conrad). — Utterback (1915: 191).
Pleurobema obliquum plenum (Lea). — Utterback (1915: 188).
Pleurobema obliquum pyramidatum (Lea). — Utterback (1915: 188).
Pleurobema utterbackii Frierson. — Utterback (1915: 197).
Rotundaria granifera (Lea). — Utterback (1915: 181).
 
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