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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Call, R.E. 1895. A study of the Unionidae of Arkansas, with incidental reference to their distribution in the Mississippi valley. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 7: 1-64.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta arkansasensis Call, 1895.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 60.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 617.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 347.
Williams et al., 2008, Freshw. Mussels AL and Mobile Basin: 709.
Watters et al., 2009, Freshw. Mussels OH: 294.
(error for Anodonta arkansensis Lea, 1852)
= Strophitus undulatus
 
Anodonta hordea Call, 1895.
‘Gould’ Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 63.
(error for Anodon horda Gould, 1855)
= Utterbackia imbecillis
 
Anodonta shafferiana Lea, 1870.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 81.
Clessin, 1873, Conchyl. Cab.: 243, pl. 17, figs. 5-7.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List: unnumbered p. 7.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 60.
Utterback, 1916, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 311.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 23.
(error for Anodonta shaefferiana Lea, 1852)
= Strophitus undulatus
 
Quadrula lachrymosa Swainson, 1840.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 378.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 177.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 256.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 497.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 9, sp. 33.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 21.
F.C. Baker, 1898, Bull. Chicago Acad. Sci.: 83, pl. 25, fig. 1; pl. 12, fig. 2.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 776.
Call, 1900, Ind. Dept. Geol. Nat. Res.: 489.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus: 116.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus: 140.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus.: 253.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 839, 841.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 14, 16.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 47.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey: 84.
R.I. Johnson, 1980, Bull. MCZ: 90.
Vidrine, 1993, Histr. Distr. Freshw. Mussels LA: 53.
Strayer & Jirka, 1997, Pearly Mussels NY: 98.
(error for Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828)
= Quadrula quadrula
 
Unio breviculus Call, 1887.
Call, 1887, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 499, pl. 28.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 6, pl. 17.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_5020, Jacks Fork, Currant River, Shannon Co., Mo.
= Lampsilis reeveiana
 
Unio cuneus Call, 1895.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 14.
(reference to Unio cuneus Conrad, 1838)
= Pleurobema sintoxia
 
Unio irroratus Call, 1895.
‘Lea’ Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 20.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio irroratus Lea, 1828)
= Cyprogenia aberti
 
Unio manubrius Paetel, 1890.
‘Gould’ Of Authors.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 158.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 53.
Call, 1900, Ind. Dept. Geol. Nat. Res.: 518.
(error for Unio manubius Gould, 1855)
= Uniomerus tetralasmus
 
Unio ozarkensis Call, 1887.
Call, 1887, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 498, pl. 27.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 33, pl. 18.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_5707 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1975), Jacks Fork, Current River, Shannon Co., Mo.
= Fusconaia ozarkensis
 
Unio pustulosus Call, 1895.
‘Lea’ Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis: 42, pl. 15, figs. 3-4.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio pustulosus Lea, 1831)
= Cyclonaias refulgens
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta edentula Say, 1829. — Call (1895: 59).
Anodonta grandis Say, 1829. — Call (1895: 61).
Anodonta imbecillis Say, 1829. — Call (1895: 63).
Anodonta opaca Lea. — Call (1895: 64).
Margaritana complanata Barnes. — Call (1895: 58).
Margaritana confragosa Say, 1829. — Call (1895: 59).
Margaritana rugosa Barnes. — Call (1895: 59).
Unio aberti Conrad, 1850. — Call (1895: 4).
Unio alatus Say, 1816. — Call (1895: 5).
Unio anodontoides Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 6).
Unio arkansasensis Lea. — Call (1895: 6).
Unio breviculus Call, 1887. — Call (1895: 6).
Unio caliginosus Lea, 1845. — Call (1895: 8).
Unio camelus Lea, 1834. — Call (1895: 35).
Unio capax Green, 1832. — Call (1895: 8).
Unio castaneus Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 8).
Unio cerinus Conrad, 1838. — Call (1895: 9).
Unio clavus Lamarck. — Call (1895: 9).
Unio cornutus Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 12).
Unio crassidens Lamarck. — Call (1895: 12).
Unio cuneus Conrad, 1836. — Call (1895: 14).
Unio cylindricus Say, 1816. — Call (1895: 15).
Unio donaciformis Lea, 1827. — Call (1895: 15).
Unio ebenus Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 16).
Unio elegans Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 16).
Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 17).
Unio glans Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 18).
Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 19).
Unio grandidens Lea, 1862. — Call (1895: 19).
Unio irroratus Lea, 1827. — Call (1895: 20).
Unio lachrymosus [sic] Lea, 1827. — Call (1895: 21).
Unio ligamentinus Lamarck. — Call (1895: 22).
Unio luteolus Lamarck. — Call (1895: 25).
Unio lævissimus Lea. — Call (1895: 21).
Unio metanevrus Rafinesque. — Call (1895: 28).
Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1830-31. — Call (1895: 29).
Unio obliquus Lamarck. — Call (1895: 31).
Unio occidentalis Conrad, 1836. — Call (1895: 33).
Unio ozarkensis Call, 1887. — Call (1895: 33).
Unio parvus Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 34).
Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828. — Call (1895: 35).
Unio planulatus Lea, 1829. — Call (1895: 35).
Unio plenus Lea, 1840. — Call (1895: 36).
Unio plicatus Lesueur. — Call (1895: 36).
Unio purpuratus Lamarck. — Call (1895: 38).
Unio pustulatus Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 40).
Unio pustulosus Lea, 1830. — Call (1895: 40).
Unio rectus Lamarck, 1819. — Call (1895: 43).
Unio retusus Lamarck, 1819. — Call (1895: 45).
Unio rotundatus Lamarck, 1819. — Call (1895: 47).
Unio securis Lea, 1829. — Call (1895: 50).
Unio speciosus Lea. — Call (1895: 50).
Unio subgibbosus Lea, 1858. — Call (1895: 50).
Unio subrostratus Say, 1831. — Call (1895: 51).
Unio tetralasmus Say, 1830. — Call (1895: 52).
Unio trapezoides Lea. — Call (1895: 54).
Unio trigonus Lea, 1831. — Call (1895: 54).
Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 55).
Unio tumescens Lea, 1845. — Call (1895: 55).
Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 56).
Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823. — Call (1895: 57).
Unio venustus Lea, 1834. — Call (1895: 57).
 
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