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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. 1836. 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(3): 25-32, pls. 11-15.
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Species Described
Unio catillus Conrad, 1836.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 30, pl. 13, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 246.
= Pleurobema sintoxia
 
Unio coccineus Conrad, 1836.
‘Hildreth’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 29, pl. 13, fig. 1.
‘Hildreth’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 247.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85848, Columbus, Ohio.
= Pleurobema sintoxia
 
Unio congaraeus Conrad, 1836.
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 27, pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘congaræus’].
(reference to Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831)
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio fasciolus Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 26, pl. 11, fig. 2.
(reference to Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820)
= Lampsilis fasciola
 
Unio masoni Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 34, pl. 5, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 28, pl. 12, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 252.
= Fusconaia masoni
 
Unio pectorosus Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 37, pl. 6, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 25, pl. 11, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 254.
= Ortmanniana pectorosa
 
Unio productus Conrad, 1836.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 31, pl. 14, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 255.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41397, [no locality available - North America].
= Elliptio producta
 
Unio rectus Conrad, 1836.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 33, pl. 55.
(reference to Unio recta Lamarck, 1819)
= Ligumia recta
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio catillus Conrad, 1836. — Conrad (1836: 30).
Unio coccineus ‘Hildreth’ Conrad, 1836. — Conrad (1836: 29).
Unio congaræus Lea, 1831. — Conrad (1836: 27).
Unio fasciolus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1836: 26).
Unio lanceolatus Lea, 1828. — Conrad (1836: 32).
Unio masoni Conrad, 1834. — Conrad (1836: 28).
Unio pectorosus Conrad, 1834. — Conrad (1836: 25).
Unio productus Conrad, 1836. — Conrad (1836: 31).
Unio rectus Lamarck, 1819. — Conrad (1836: 33).
 
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