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

Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 29, pl. 9, fig. 24.

Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85391, Hopeton, near Darien, Georgia.

Taxonomic History
=Elliptio hopetonensis. — Perkins et al. (2017: 752).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — Williams et al. (2017: 37).
=Elliptio hopetonensis. — Haag (2012: 73).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (I. Lea, 1838). — ITIS (2012).
=Elliptio hopetonensis. — Small et al. (2012).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — IUCN (2011).
=Elliptio hopetonensis Lea, 1838. — Bogan (2010).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — Graf & Cummings (2007: 307).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — Turgeon et al. (1998: 33).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (I. Lea). — Williams et al. (1993: 11).
=Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — Turgeon et al. (1988: 29).
=Elliptio hopetonensis. — Kat (1983: 301).
=Elliptio (s.s.) hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — Burch (1975: 11).
=Elliptio (s.s.) hopetonensis (Lea, 1838). — R.I. Johnson (1970: 324).
+Elliptio (s.s.) violaceus subinflatus (Conrad, 1835). — Haas (1969: 237).
+Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus-subinflatus (Conrad, 1835). — Frierson (1927: 32).
=Unio (sec. Elliptio) hopetonensis Lea, 1838. — Simpson (1914: 668).
=Unio (sec. Elliptio) hopetonensis Lea, 1838. — Simpson (1900: 728).
=Margaron (Unio) hopetonensis (Lea). — Lea (1870: 51).
=Unio hopetownensis [sic] Lea, 1838. — Sowerby (1868).
=Unio hopetonensis Lea. — Küster (1861: 196).
=Unio (Niäa) hopetonensis Lea. — Adams & Adams (1857: 493).
?Unio hopetonensis Lea, 1838. — Conrad (1853: 258).
=Margaron (Unio) hopetonensis (Lea). — Lea (1852: 32).
=Unio hopetonensis Lea. — Hanley (1843: 198).
=Margarita (Unio) hopetonensis . — Lea (1836: 30).

= Elliptio hopetonensis

 
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