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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.




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Publication Information

Ortmann, A.E. 1923. The anatomy and taxonomy of certain Unioninae and Anodontinae from the Gulf Drainage. Nautilus 36(3): 73-84.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described

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Taxonomic Opinions
Amblema perplicatus (Conrad). — Ortmann (1923: 76).
Amblema perplicatus elliotti (Lea, 1856). — Ortmann (1923: 75).
Fusconaia barnesiana. — Ortmann (1923: 74).
Fusconaia barnesiana var. bigbyensis (Lea). — Ortmann (1923: 74).
Fusconaia ozarkensis (Call). — Ortmann (1923: 74).
Fusconaia succissa (Lea). — Ortmann (1923: 73).
Lasmigona (Alasminota) holstonia (Lea, 1839). — Ortmann (1923: 83).
Megalonaias heros Say. — Ortmann (1923: 75).
Megalonaias triumphans (Wright). — Ortmann (1923: 75).
Pleurobema georgianum (Lea, 1841). — Ortmann (1923: 78).
Pleurobema hagleri (Frierson, 1900). — Ortmann (1923: 81).
Pleurobema modicum (Lea, 1857). — Ortmann (1923: 82).
Pleurobema patsaligense Simpson, 1900. — Ortmann (1923: 81).
Quadrula asperata (Lea, 1861). — Ortmann (1923: 76).
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