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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Unio roanokensis Lea, 1838: taxonomic history

Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 27, pl. 8, fig. 21.

Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85423, Roanoke R., near Tarborough, N.C.

Taxonomic History
=Elliptio roanokensis. — Perkins et al. (2017: 752).
=Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838). — Williams et al. (2017: 38).
=Elliptio roanokensis. — Jones (2015: 318).
=Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838). — IUCN (2012).
=Elliptio roanokensis. — Haag (2012: 73).
=Elliptio roanokensis (I. Lea, 1838). — ITIS (2012).
=Elliptio roanokensis Lea, 1838. — Bogan (2010).
=Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838). — Graf & Cummings (2007: 307).
=Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838). — Bogan (2002: 11).
=Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838). — Turgeon et al. (1998: 33).
=Elliptio roanokensis (I. Lea). — Williams et al. (1993: 11).
=Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838). — Turgeon et al. (1988: 29).
+Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — Burch (1975: 171).
+Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). — R.I. Johnson (1970: 315).
+Elliptio (s.s.) violaceus subinflatus (Conrad, 1835). — Haas (1969: 237).
=cf. Unio roanokensis. — Henderson (1935: 94).
+Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus-subinflatus (Conrad, 1835). — Frierson (1927: 32).
*** NO OPINION *** — de Gregorio (1914: 56).
=Unio (sec. Elliptio) roanokensis Lea, 1838. — Simpson (1914: 666).
=Unio (sec. Elliptio) roanokensis Lea, 1838. — Simpson (1900: 728).
=Margaron (Unio) roanokensis (Lea). — Lea (1870: 51).
=Unio roanoakensis [sic] Lea, 1838. — Sowerby (1868).
=Unio (NiƤa) roanokensis Lea. — Adams & Adams (1857: 493).
?Unio roanokensis Lea, 1838. — Conrad (1853: 247).
=Margaron (Unio) roanokensis (Lea). — Lea (1852: 32).
=Unio roanoakensis [sic] Lea. — Hanley (1843: 199).
=Margarita (Unio) roanokensis . — Lea (1836: 30).

= Elliptio roanokensis

 
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