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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae | Disconaias

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Disconaias disca (Lea, 1838): species synonymy
  View specimens: 19 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Disconaias disca Lea, 1838. — Bogan (2010).
   = Disconaias disca (Lea, 1838). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Disconaias disca (Lea, 1838). — R.I. Johnson (1998).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) discus (Lea, 1838). — Haas (1969).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) discus (Lea, 1838). — Haas (1969).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) discus (Lea, 1838). — Haas (1940).
   = Lampsilis (sec. Disconaias) discus (Lea). — Thiele (1934).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) discus (Lea). — Haas (1929).
   = Lampsilis (Disconaias) discus (Lea, 1838). — Frierson (1927).
   = Unio (sec. Elliptio) discus Lea, 1838. — Simpson (1914).

Unio discus Lea, 1838.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: addenda [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 74, pl. 18, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85341, Found in sand ballast, Phila, Pa [Mexico].
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