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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 ravistella (Morelet, 1849): species synonymy
  View specimens: 57 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Nephronaias ravistella Morelet, 1849. — Bogan (2010).
   = Nephronaias ravistella (Morelet, 1849). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Nephronaias (s.s.) ravistella (Morelet, 1849). — Haas (1969).
   = Elliptio (Nephronaias) ravistellus (Morelet). — Haas (1929).
   + Elliptio (Nephronaias) verae-pacis (Tristram). — Haas (1929).
   = Elliptio (Nephronaias) ravistellus (Morelet, 1849). — Frierson (1927).
   + Elliptio (Nephronaias) ravistellus-vellicatus (Sowerby, 1865). — Frierson (1927).
   = Elliptio ravistellus (Morelet). — Ortmann (1921).
   + Nephronaias vellicata (Reeve, 1865). — Simpson (1914).

Unio ravistellus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2021, Lake d’Yzabal, Guatemala.
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Unio raristillus Lea, 1852.
‘Morelet’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 40.
(error for Unio ravistellus Morelet, 1849)
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Unio vellicatus Reeve, 1865.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 22, sp. 103.
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Unio (Elliptio) ravistellus var. majusculus Martens, 1900.
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 516.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio ravistellus Morelet, 1849)
Type(s): TYPE ZMB_38701, See Yzabal, Guatemala.
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