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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae | Lampsilis

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Lampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791): species synonymy
  View specimens: 9 specimens, Red List Status: near threatened

   Recent References
   = Lampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791). — Williams et al. (2017).
   + Lampsilis radiate [sic] luteola. — Kongim et al. (2015).
   = Lampsilis radiata. — Jones (2015).
   + Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823). — Krebs et al. (2013).
   = Lampsilis radiata. — Krebs et al. (2013).
   = Lampsilis radiata radiata (Gmelin, 1791). — ITIS (2012).
   + Lampsilis fullerkati. — Haag (2012).
   + Lampsilis fullerkati R.I. Johnson, 1984. — ITIS (2012).
   + Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823). — IUCN (2012).
   + Lampsilis radiata conspicua (I. Lea, 1872). — ITIS (2012).

Mya anatina Gronovius, 1781.
Gronovius, 1781, Zoophylacium Gronovianum: .
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Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab.: 23, pl. 2, fig. 7.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat.: 3220, sp. 9 [in part].
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Unio luteola Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 79, sp. 40.
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Unio lineata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 151.
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Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 2 [as ‘Mya oblongata’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 2.
Wood in Hanley, 1856, Index Testac., Suppl.: pl. 1, fig. 2.
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Unio tenebrosus Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 42, pl. 7, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 258.
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Unio melinus Conrad, 1838.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 101, pl. 56, fig. 1.
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Unio elongata Goodrich, 1859.
Goodrich, 1859, Ill. Nat. Hist.: 523, text fig..
(prim. homonym of Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819)
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Mya elongata Reeve, 1865.
‘Wood’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 137, sp. 139.
(error for Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828)
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Unio obliquiradiatus Reeve, 1865.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, sp. 151.
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Unio virginana Reeve, 1865.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 27, sp. 139.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 536.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio radiatoides Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 163.
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Unio conspicuus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 156.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 34 [38], pl. 11, fig. 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85056, Yadkin R., near Salisbury, Rowan Co., N. Carolina.
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Unio borealis Gray, 1882.
Gray, 1882, Trans. Ottawa Field Nat. Club: 53, pl..
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_51470 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1956), Ottawa River, Duck Island, Ontario, Canada.
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Unio mellinus Paetel, 1890.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 159.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 72, sp. 316a.
(error for Unio melinus Conrad, 1838)
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Unio muhlfeldianus var. plurimaffinis de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 39, pl. 3, figs. 2a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio muhlfeldianus Lea, 1838)
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Lampsilis radiata oneidensis F.C. Baker, 1916.
F.C. Baker, 1916, Nautilus: 74, pl. 2, figs. 1-4.
F.C. Baker, 1918, Techn. Pub. Syracuse Univ., New York: 247, text fig..
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_114854, Lower South Bay, Oneida Lake, N.Y.
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Unio virginea Frierson, 1927.
‘Lamarck’ Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 72.
(error for Unio virginana Reeve, 1865)
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Lampsilis (s.s.) fullerkati R.I. Johnson, 1984.
Kat, 1983, J. Moll. Studies: 133, fig. 1B [as ‘Lampsilis sp.’].
R.I. Johnson, 1984, Occ. Pap. Moll.: 307, fig’d.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_294576, West shore of Lake Waccamaw, Waccamaw, Columbia Co., North Carolina.
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Lampsilis radiata champlainensis Pilsbry, in coll. ANSP .
Pilsbry, in coll. ANSP Of Authors.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)
Type(s): MANUSCRIPT NAME ANSP_128409, head of Willsboro Bay, L. Champlain, Essex Co., N.Y.
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Mya pictorum tenuis Chem .
Chem Of Authors.
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