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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(5): 41-48, pls. 21-25.
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Species Described
Anodonta virgata Conrad, 1836.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: back cover.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 263 [as ‘Strophitus virgatus’].
= Strophitus undulatus
 
Unio caridacea Conrad, 1836.
‘Guérin’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 41.
(error for Unio cardiacea Guérin, 1823)
= Pleurobema rubrum
 
Unio cordatus Conrad, 1836.
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 48, pl. 25.
(mis-ID'd reference to Obovaria cordata Rafinesque, 1820)
= Fusconaia flava
 
Unio declivis Conrad, 1836.
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 45, pl. 23, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: back cover correginda [as ‘U. sayanus Ward’].
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio declivis Say, 1831)
= Uniomerus tetralasmus
 
Unio dilatatus Say, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 42, pl. 21.
(reference to Unio dilatata Rafinesque, 1820)
= Eurynia dilatata
 
Unio rivularis Conrad, 1853.
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 45, pl. 23, fig. 1 [as ‘U. declivis’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 257.
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42852, small creek in Greene Co., Ala.
= Uniomerus tetralasmus
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio blandingianus Lea, 1834. — Conrad (1836: 46).
Unio cordatus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1836: 48).
Unio declivis Say, 1831. — Conrad (1836: 45).
Unio dilatatus Rafinesque, 1820. — Conrad (1836: 42).
Unio mytiloides (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1836: 41).
Unio personatus Say, 1829. — Conrad (1836: 47).
Unio tuberculatus (Rafinesque, 1820). — Conrad (1836: 43).
 
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