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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionidae | Nephronaias

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Nephronaias macnielii (Lea, 1869): species synonymy
  View specimens: 30 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Nephronaias macnielii Lea, 1869. — Bogan (2010).
   = Nephronaias macnielii (Lea, 1869). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Nephronaias (s.s.) macnielii (Lea, 1869). — Haas (1969).
   = Elliptio (Nephronaias) macnielii (Lea, 1869). — Haas (1929).
   + Elliptio (Nephronaias) aeruginosus (Morelet, 1849). — Frierson (1927).
   = Nephronaias macneilii [sic] (Lea). — Pilsbry (1920).
   = Nephronaias macnielii (Lea, 1869). — Simpson (1914).
   = Nephronaias macnielii (Lea, 1869). — Simpson (1900).
   = Unio (Simonaias) macnieli Lea, 1869. — Martens (1900).

Unio macnielii Lea, 1869.
Lea, 1869, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 124.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 25 [29], pl. 8, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84414, Rio Gigillillo, Corcuera, Nicaragua.
  View Taxonomic History.
Nephronaias macneilii Pilsbry, 1920.
‘Lea’ Pilsbry, 1920, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 10.
(error for Unio macnielii Lea, 1869)
  View Taxonomic History.
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