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Publication Information

Ravenel, E. 1834. Catalogue of Recent Shells in the Cabinet of Edmund Ravenel, M.D.: 67 pp.

Species Described
Alasmodonta coarctata Ravenel, 1834.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 7 [nomen nudum].

 
Unio asperimus Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lea’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 5.
(error for Unio asperrimus Lea, 1831)
= Quadrula quadrula
 
Unio carenifera Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lam’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio carinifera Lamarck, 1819)
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio congareus Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 57.
Haag, 2012, N. Amer. Freshw. Mussels: 73 [as ‘Elliptio congarea’].
(error for Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831)
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio elipsis Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lea’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828)
= Obovaria olivaria
 
Unio perpureus Ravenel, 1834.
‘Say’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio purpureus Say, 1817)
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio taeneatus Ravenel, 1834.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 7 [as ‘tæneatus’].
(error for Unio taeniatus Conrad, 1834)
= Cambarunio taeniatus
 
Unio tenerus Ravenel, 1834.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 7 [nomen nudum].
= Villosa delumbis
 
Unio verginiana Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lam.’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819)
= Elliptio complanata
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmodonta arcuata Say [sic]. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Alasmodonta coarctata (Ravenel, 1834). — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Alasmodonta complanata Say. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Alasmodonta marginata (Say, 1819). — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Alasmodonta rugosa Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Alasmodonta undulata (Say, 1817). — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Anodonta cataracta (Say, 1817). — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio aesopus Green, 1827. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio alatus Lam. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio angustatus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio asperimus [sic] Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio batava Lam. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio caeruleus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio cariosus Say, 1817. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio circulus Lea, 1829. — Ravenel (1834: 5).
Unio complanata Soland. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio congareus [sic] Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio cornutus Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio corrugata Lam. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio cylindricus Say, 1817. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio decisus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio elipsis [sic] Lea, 1828. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio formosus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio irroratus Lea, 1828. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio lens Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio metanever (Rafinesque, 1820). — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio mytiloides (Rafinesque, 1820). — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio nasutus Say, 1817. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio ochraceus Say, 1817. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio olivarius Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio ovatus Say, 1817. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio perplexus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio pictorum Lam. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio plicata Le Sueur. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio pustulosus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio radiatus (Gmelin, 1791). — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio rectus Lamarck, 1819. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio scalenius (Rafinesque, 1820). — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio securis Lea, 1829. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio siliquoideus Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio subovatus Lea, 1831. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio subtentus Say, 1825. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829. — Ravenel (1834: 6).
Unio tenerus Ravenel, 1834. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio torsus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio tæneatus [sic] Ravenel, 1834. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio verrucosus Barnes, 1823. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
Unio zigzag Lea, 1829. — Ravenel (1834: 7).
 
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