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

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Publication Information

Conrad, T.A. 1850. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 1 ((second series)).
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio contrarius Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 153.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 276, pl. 37, fig. 7.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 247.
= Lampsilis straminea
 
Unio mississippiensis Conrad, 1850.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 277, pl. 38, fig. 11.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 252.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_178777, Tributary of the Lower Mississippi, Louisiana.
= Sagittunio subrostrata
 
Unio nodiferus Conrad, 1841.
Conrad, 1841, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 19.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 277, pl. 38, figs. 4, 8.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 253.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_10285, Jackson, La.
= Cyclonaias mortoni
 
Unio nucleopsis Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 301.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 276, pl. 37, fig. 8.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 253.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41421, Etowah River, Ga.
= Pleurobema georgianum
 
Unio ogeecheensis Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 300.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 275, pl. 37, figs. 3-4.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 254.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_146971 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1956), Ogeechee River, Georgia.
= Villosa delumbis
 
Unio oratus Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 301.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 276, pl. 37, fig. 6.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 254.
= Lampsilis cariosa
 
Unio perplicatus Conrad, 1841.
Conrad, 1841, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 19.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 276, pl. 38, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 261 [as ‘Plectomerus perplicatus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_129919, Jackson, Miss.
= Amblema plicata
 
Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 154 [as ‘plectrophorus’].
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 277, pl. 38, fig. 7.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 261 [as ‘Plectomerus plectophorus’].
(correct name for Unio plectrophorus Conrad, 1849)
= Elliptoideus sloatianus
 
Unio rosaceus Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 153.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 303.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 275.
(prim. homonym of Unio rosaceus DeKay, 1843)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_178779, Savannah River, Georgia.
= Leptodea ochracea
 
Unio securiformis Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: ??.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 300.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 275, pl. 37, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 250.
= Cyclonaias infucata
 
Unio stagnalis Conrad, 1849.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 300.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 275, pl. 37, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_178778, Ogeechee River, Georgia.
= Villosa vibex
 
 
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