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

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Publication Information

Kat, P.W. 1983. Morphological divergence, genetics, and speciation among Lampsilis (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 49: 133-145.
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Species Described
Lampsilis (s.s.) fullerkati R.I. Johnson, 1984.
Kat, 1983, J. Moll. Studies: 133, fig. 1B [as ‘Lampsilis sp.’].
R.I. Johnson, 1984, Occ. Pap. Moll.: 307, fig’d.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_294576, West shore of Lake Waccamaw, Waccamaw, Columbia Co., North Carolina.
= Lampsilis radiata
Taxonomic Opinions
Elliptio complanata. — Kat (1983: 21).
Lampsilis ochracea (Say). — Kat (1983: 133).
Lampsilis radiata (Gmelin). — Kat (1983: 133).
Lampsilis sp.. — Kat (1983: 133).
Lampsilis splendida (Lea). — Kat (1983: 133).
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