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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Simpson, C.T. 1900. New and unfigured Unionidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 52: 74-86.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Lampsilis australis Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 75, pl. 2, fig. 2.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 544.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 94.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_150473, Little Patsaliga Creek, Alabama.
= Hamiota australis
 
Lampsilis brittsi Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 76, pl. 5, figs. 1-2.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 533.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 58.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_152700, Little Niangua Riv., Camden Co., Mo.
= Lampsilis brittsi
 
Lampsilis mearnsi Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 75, pl. 1, fig. 4.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 564.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 150.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_151549, Elm Cr., 27 mi from Ft. Clark, Texas.
= Toxolasma texasiense
 
Nephronaias reticulatus Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 77, pl. 2, fig. 3.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 595.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 268.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_152964, Patook [=Patuca] River, Capunta, Honduras.
= Reticulatus reticulatus
 
Nodularia cylindracea Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 84.
(incorrect original spelling of Nodularia cylindrica Simpson, 1900)
= Lanceolaria cylindrica
 
Nodularia cylindrica Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 84 [as ‘cylindracea’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 807.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 958.
(correct name for Nodularia cylindracea Simpson, 1900)
= Lanceolaria cylindrica
 
Pleurobema avellana Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 81, pl. 2, figs. 6-7.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 758.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 778.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_79653, Cahaba River, Alabama.
= Pleurobema rubellum
 
Pleurobema patsaligensis Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 82, pl. 2, fig. 1.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 761.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 788.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_150475, Little Patsaliga Creek, Alabama.
= Pleurobema strodeanum
 
Pleurobema swordiana Simpson, 1900.
‘Wright’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 81, pl. 4, fig. 4.
(reference to Unio swordianus S.H. Wright, 1897)
= Pleurobema oviforme
 
Pleurobema argentea pannosa Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 82.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 763.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 799.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio argenteus Lea, 1841)
= Fusconaia ozarkensis
 
Pleurobema brevis subelliptica Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 80.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 763 [as ‘subilliptica’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 801.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio brevis Lea, 1872)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_159952, Hardy, Ark.
= Fusconaia ozarkensis
 
Pseudodon loomisi Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 84, pl. 4, fig. 7.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 840.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1101.
= Pseudodon omiensis
 
Ptychobranchus clintonensis Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 79, pl. 5, fig. 3.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 613.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 335.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_124615, Little Red R., near Clinton, Ark.
= Ptychobranchus occidentalis
 
Quadrula flexuosa Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 83, pl. 2, fig. 8.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 790.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 887.
= Fusconaia subrotunda
 
Quadrula guatemalensis Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 83, pl. 2, fig. 4.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 796.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 909.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_128991, Usumacinta River, Guatemala.
= Psorula guatemalensis
 
Quadrula rudis Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 82, pl. 3, fig. 2.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 910.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84210, Rio Taxtunilha [= Yaxchilan] (trib. to Rio de la Pasion), Guatemala.
= Psorula rudis
 
Unio conjugans B.H. Wright, 1899.
B.H. Wright, 1899, Nautilus: 89.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 79, pl. 4, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_159501, Hiawassa River, Polk Co., Tenn.
= Tritogonia verrucosa
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Lampsilis australis Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 75).
Lampsilis brittsi Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 76).
Lampsilis fallaciosus (Smith). — Simpson (1900: 74).
Lampsilis kirklandianus S.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 76).
Lampsilis mearnsi Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 75).
Lampsilis villosus B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 77).
Medionidus walkeri B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 77).
Nephronaias reticulatus Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 77).
Nodularia cylindracea [sic] Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 84).
Obovaria rotulatus B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 78).
Obovaria tinkeri B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 78).
Pleurobema argenteus pannosa Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 82).
Pleurobema avellana Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 81).
Pleurobema brevis subelliptica Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 80).
Pleurobema harperi B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 81).
Pleurobema patsaligensis Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 82).
Pleurobema pinkstoni S.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 81).
Pleurobema reclusa B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 82).
Pleurobema strodeana B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 81).
Pleurobema swordiana S.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 81).
Pseudodon loomisi Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 84).
Ptychobranchus clintonensis Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 79).
Quadrula flexuosa Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 83).
Quadrula guatemalensis Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 83).
Quadrula rudis Simpson. — Simpson (1900: 82).
Quadrula triumphans B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 83).
Tritogonia conjugans B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 79).
Unio brimleyi S.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 80).
Unio burtchianus S.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 80).
Unio buxtoni B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 80).
Unio dispalans B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 80).
Unio iheringi B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 79).
Unio lehmani S.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 80).
Unio pinei B.H. Wright. — Simpson (1900: 80).
 
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