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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. 1835. Monography of the Family Unionidae, or naiades of Lamarck, (fresh water bivalve shells) or North America, illustrated by figures drawn on stone from nature 1(1): 1-10, pls. 1-5.
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Species Described
Unio clavus Conrad, 1835.
‘Lamarck’ Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 5, pl. 3, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)
= Pleurobema clava
 
Unio fasciatus Conrad, 1835.
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 3, pl. 1.
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 249.
(reference to Unio fasciata Rafinesque, 1820)
= Ortmanniana ligamentina
 
Unio flexuosus Conrad, 1835.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 8, pl. 6, fig. 2.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 6, sp. 22; pl. 13, fig. 53.
(reference to Obliquaria flexuosa Rafinesque, 1820)
= Epioblasma flexuosa
 
Unio modioliformis Lea, 1834.
‘Say’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 89.
Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 5.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 28.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 246.
(intro'd as syn of Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)
= Pleurobema clava
 
Unio phillipsii Conrad, 1835.
Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 9, pl. 5, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 255.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_19432, Wabash R., Indiana.
= Obliquaria reflexa
 
Unio ovatus var. ornatus Conrad, 1835.
Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio ovatus Say, 1817)
= Lampsilis ornata
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio clava Lamarck, 1819. — Conrad (1835: 5).
Unio decisus Lea, 1831. — Conrad (1835: 6).
Unio fasciatus Rafinesque, 1820. — Conrad (1835: 3).
Unio flexuosus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1835: 8).
Unio metanevrus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1835: 10).
Unio ovatus Say, 1817. — Conrad (1835: 4).
Unio phillipsii Conrad, 1835. — Conrad (1835: 9).
Unio reflexus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1835: 7).
 
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