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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786): species synonymy
  View specimens: 72 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — Bolotov et al. (2018).
   = Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio complanata. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio complanata. — Nishihara et al. (2016).
   = Elliptio complanata. — Luchetti et al. (2016).
   = Elliptio complanata. — Jeffrey et al. (2016).
   = Elliptio complanata. — Kongim et al. (2015).

Mya complanata Lightfoot, 1786.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Lightfoot, 1786, Catalogue of the Portland Museum: 100, no. 2190.
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Unio violaceus Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 55, no. 22.
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Mya complanata Dillwyn, 1817.
‘Solander’ Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells: 51.
(reference to Mya complanata Lightfoot, 1786)
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Unio purpureus Say, 1817.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc.: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc.: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
(renamed Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio carinifera Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 74, sp. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0012, Habite la rivière Hudson de l’etat de New-Yorck [Lives in the Hudson River, New York].
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Unio coarctata Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 73, sp. 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0005, [Habite la rivière d’Hudson [New York].
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Unio georgina Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 74, sp. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0013, Habite le lac George.
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Unio glabrata Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 75, sp. 21.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0021, Habite la rivière de l’Ohio. Michaud.
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Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 73, sp. 12.
(new name for Unio purpureus Say, 1817)
Type(s): PARATYPE MNHN_MPL_0008, Habite les rivières de l’etat de New-Yorck [Lives in the rivers of the State of New York ].
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Unio rarisulcata Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 72, sp. 10.
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Unio rhombula Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 74, sp. 15.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0011, La variété [b] vient de la rivière Hudson des Etas-Unis [The [b] variety comes from the Hudson River of the United States].
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Unio sulcidens Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 77, sp. 30.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0029, Connecticut.
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Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 79, sp. 39.
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Unio (Elliptio) aurata Rafinesque, 1820.
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag.: 355 [as ‘Potamilus auratus’] [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys.: 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 40.
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Unio fluviatilis Green, 1827.
Green, 1827, Contrib. Maclurian Lyceum: 41.
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Unio rigidus Wood, 1828.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3 [as ‘Mya rigida’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 10.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 200.
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Unio carenifera Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lam’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio carinifera Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio griffithianus Lea, 1834.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 103, pl. 15, fig. 46.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85610, S.C.
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Unio perpureus Ravenel, 1834.
‘Say’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio purpureus Say, 1817)
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Unio verginiana Ravenel, 1834.
‘Lam.’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio subinflatus Conrad, 1835.
Conrad, 1835, New Fresh-Water Shells, Appendix: 5, pl. 9, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 97, pl. 54, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 258.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_119985, Augusta, Ga.
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Margarita (Unio) paliatus Lea, 1836.
“Ravenel’s letter” Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 22 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33 [nomen nudum].
‘Ravenel’s Letter’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53 [nomen nudum].
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM USNM_85658, Santee Canal, S.C.
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Unio jejunus Lea, 1838.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 9, pl. 4, fig. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85475, near Camden, S.C.
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Unio (Cunicula) purpurata Swainson, 1840.
‘Lam.’ Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 267, 274.
(error for Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio fuliginosus Lea, 1845.
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 78 [52], pl. 7, fig. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85665, Cobbs Cr., near Phil, Pennsylvania.
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Unio cuvierianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 263 [19], pl. 16, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85401, Washington Co., Ga.
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Unio geminus Lea, 1856.
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 63, pl. 10, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84856, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Ga.
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Unio vicinus Lea, 1856.
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 61, pl. 9, fig. 43.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85543, Swift Cr., bel. Macon, Ga.
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Unio percoarctatus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 206.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85529, Catawba R., Mecklenburg Co., N.C.
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Unio savannahensis Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 81, pl. 16, fig. 61.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85404, Savannah R., Ga.
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Unio spadiceus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 55 [59], pl. 1, fig. 201.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85251, Deep R., N.C.
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Unio subflavus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 170.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 90, pl. 19, fig. 70.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85562, Walnut Creek, near Macon, Ga.
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Unio virens Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 80, pl. 16, fig. 60.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85544, Georgia.
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Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
(renamed Unio catawbensis Lea, 1862)
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Unio abbevillensis Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 84.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 51 [51], pl. 6, fig. 34.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85583, Newmarket (Abbeville District) S. Carolina.
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Unio contractus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 203 [25], pl. 29, fig. 272.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86102, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
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Unio insulsus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 53 [57], pl. 1, fig. 199.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85644, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
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Unio exactus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 62 [66], pl. 4, fig. 210.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85002, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
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Unio neusensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 60 [64], pl. 4, fig. 208.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85465, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
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Unio postellii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 165.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 214 [32], pl. 26, fig. 94.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85470, Carter’s Cr., Baldwin Co., Ga.
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Unio purus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 61 [65], pl. 4, fig. 209.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85003, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
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Unio baldwinensis Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 170.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 330 [12], pl. 51, fig. 155.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85420, Carter’s Cr., Baldwin Co., N.C. [Georgia].
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Unio burkensis Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 215 [33], pl. 27, fig. 95.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85998, Buck Head Cr., Burke Co., Ga.
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Unio raeensis Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 171 [as ‘raeénsis’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 331 [13], pl. 52, fig. 156 [as ‘raeénsis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85571, Rae Cr., Georgia.
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Unio decumbens Lea, 1861.
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 87 [291], pl. 12, fig. 236.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86150, Alabama.
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Unio lugubris Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 234, pl. 79, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio lugubris Lea, 1838)
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Unio northamptonensis Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 190 [12], pl. 25, fig. 260.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85527, Conn. R., Northampton, Mass.
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Unio rostrum Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 201 [23], pl. 29, fig. 270.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85556, Davidson Co., N.C.
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Unio squameus Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 200 [22], pl. 28, fig. 269.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85530, N.C.
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Unio catawbensis Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 54 [58], pl. 1, fig. 200.
(new name for Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85547, Catawba R., N.C.
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Unio aberrans Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 7 [11], pl. 1, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85600, Neuse R., 10 mi E of Raleigh, N. Carolina.
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Unio chathamensis Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 21 [25], pl. 6, fig. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85672, Rocky R., Chatham Co., N.C.
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Unio curatus Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 23 [27], pl. 7, fig. 21.
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Unio gastonensis Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 20 [24], pl. 6, fig. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85409, Mine Cr., Gaston Co., N.C.
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Unio indefinilus Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 192.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio indefinitus Lea, 1863)
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Unio indefinitus Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 192 [as ‘indefinilus’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 15 [19], pl. 4, fig. 12.
(correct name for Unio indefinilus Lea, 1863)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85388, Long Creek, Mecklenburg Co., N.C.
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Unio mecklenbergensis Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 17 [21], pl. 5, fig. 15.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85419, near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.
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Unio mediocris Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 24 [28], pl. 7, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85611, Neuse R., Raleigh, N.C.
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Unio perlucens Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 18 [22], pl. 5, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85076, Six Runs, Sampson Co., N Carolina.
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Unio quadrilaterus Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 5 [9], pl. 1, fig. 1.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85385, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
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Unio raleighensis Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 6 [10], pl. 1, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85592, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
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Unio weldonensis Lea, 1863.
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 11 [15], pl. 3, fig. 8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85407, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
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Unio protensus Lea, 1865.
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 88.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 256 [16], pl. 31, fig. 71.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85994, River Eno, near Millsburg, Orange Co., N. Carolina.
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Unio beaverensis Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 297 [57], pl. 44, fig. 109.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85598, Beaver Cr., Cahawba R., N.C.
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Unio datus Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 299 [59], pl. 44, fig. 111.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85097, Beaver Cr., Catawba R., N.C.
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Unio humerosoides Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 163.
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Unio humerosus Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 301 [61], pl. 45, fig. 113.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85414, Sugar Cr., near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.
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Unio jejunus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 68, sp. 347; errata [changed to ‘depressus of D’Orbigny’].
(reference to Unio jejunus Lea, 1838)
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Unio neglectus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 65, sp. 329.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio neglectus Lea, 1843)
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Unio nubilus Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 298 [58], pl. 44, fig. 110.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85417, Paw Cr., near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.
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Unio tortuosus Sowerby, 1868.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 65, sp. 330.
(prim. homonym of Unio tortuosus Lea, 1865)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) BMNH_74-12-11-25, Maryland.
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Unio uhareensis Lea, 1868.
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 145.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 304 [63], pl. 46, fig. 116.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85576, Uharee R., Mongomery Co., N.C.
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Unio santeensis Lea, 1871.
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 193.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 20 [24], pl. 6, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85635, Santee Canal, S.C.
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Unio ligatus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 157.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 49 [53], pl. 17, fig. 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85590, Irwins Cr., Mecklenberg Co., N.C.
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Unio oblongus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 158.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 52 [56], pl. 18, fig. 50.
(prim. homonym of Unio oblongus Moquin-Tandon, 1855)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85572, Irwins Cr., Mecklenberg Co., N.C.
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Unio ratus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 160.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 52 [56], pl. 18, fig. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85382, Neuse R., N.C.
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Unio subparallelus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 158.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 46 [50], pl. 16, fig. 44.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85418, near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.
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Unio subsquamosus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 160.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 47 [51], pl. 16, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85557, Yadkin R., N.C.
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Unio yadkinensis Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 156.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32 [36], pl. 10, fig. 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85387, Yadkin R., Salisbury, [Rowand Co.], N.C.
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Unio amplus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 157.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 39 [43], pl. 13, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85591, Irwins Cr., Mecklenberg Co., N.C.
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Unio curvatus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 160.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 38 [42], pl. 13, fig. 35.
(prim. homonym of Unio curvata Rossmässler, 1842)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85550, Pfeiffer’s Pond, Mecklenburg Co., N. Carolina.
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Unio differtus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 158.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 42 [46], pl. 14, fig. 39.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85399, Savannah R., Ga.
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Unio dissimilis Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 161.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 53 [57], pl. 18, fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86019, Long Creek, Gaston Co., N.C.
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Unio infuscus Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 160.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 51 [55], pl. 17, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85587, Fox R., N.C.
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Unio irwinensis Lea, 1872.
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 159.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 44 [48], pl. 15, fig. 42.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85680, Irwins Cr., N.C.
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Unio cirratus Lea, 1874.
Lea, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 422.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 55 [59], pl. 19, fig. 53.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85584, Abbeville District, S. Carolina.
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Unio infulgens Lea, 1874.
Lea, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 422.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 60 [64], pl. 21, fig. 59.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85403, Stewart’s Pond, Union Co., N.C.
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Unio subolivaceus Lea, 1874.
Lea, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 422.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 57 [61], pl. 20, fig. 56.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85564, Fox R., N.C.
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Unio palliatus Ravenel, 1875.
‘Lea’ Ravenel, 1875, Cat. Rec. Shells: 57.
(error for Margarita paliatus Lea, 1836)
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Unio abevillensis Paetel, 1890.
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 143.
(error for Unio abbevillensis Lea, 1857)
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Unio bleaverenses Paetel, 1890.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 146.
(error for Unio beaverensis Lea, 1868)
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Unio zatus Paetel, 1890.
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 172.
(error for Unio datus Lea, 1868)
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Unio (Arconaia) provancheriana Pilsbry, 1890.
Pilsbry, 1890, Natural. Canadien: 171.
Pilsbry, 1892, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 132, pl. 7, figs. 4-6.
Type(s): UNKNOWN ANSP_42758, [no locality available - North America].
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Unio pullatus var. majusculus de Gregorio, 1914.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 57, pl. 8, figs. 3a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio pullatus Lea, 1856; prim. homonym of Unio majusculus Martens, 1900)
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Unio complanatus mainensis Rich, 1915.
Rich, 1915, Science: 580.
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Unio decumbans D.G. Smith, 2001.
‘Lea’ D.G. Smith, 2001, [in] Bauer & Wächtler, Ecol. Evol. Unionoida: 43.
(error for Unio decumbens Lea, 1861)
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