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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838): species synonymy
  View specimens: 31 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Elliptio jayensis. — Perkins et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838). — Williams et al. (2017).
   = Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838). — Williams et al. (2014).
   = Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838). — ITIS (2012).
   = Elliptio jayensis. — Haag (2012).
   + Elliptio buckleyi (I. Lea, 1843). — ITIS (2012).
   ? Popenaias buckleyi Lea. — ITIS (2012).
   + Elliptio buckleyi (Lea, 1843). — IUCN (2011).
   = Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838). — Williams et al. (2011).
   = Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838). — IUCN (2011).

Unio jayensis Lea, 1838.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 37 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 28, pl. 9, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86031, Florida.
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Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843.
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 276 [34], pl. 39, fig. 2.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85236, Lake George, Florida.
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Unio buddianus Lea, 1843.
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 277 [35], pl. 40, fig. 5.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85606, L. George, Florida.
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Margaron (Unio) bucklyi Lea, 1852.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 493 [as ‘Unio (Hyridella) bucklyi’].
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 48.
(error for Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843)
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Unio coruscus Gould, 1856.
Gould, 1856, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 15.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_169097, St. John’s River, near Lake Beresford, Florida.
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Unio bucklei Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 177.
(error for Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843)
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Unio prasinatus Conrad, 1866.
Conrad, 1866, Amer. J. Conch.: 279, pl. 15, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41347, Florida.
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Margaron (Unio) jayanus Lea, 1870.
‘Lea’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 60.
(error for Unio jayensis Lea, 1838)
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Unio cunninghami B.H. Wright, 1883.
B.H. Wright, 1883, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 58, pl. 1, figs. 1-4.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_41348, L. Dora, Sumpter Co., Fla.
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Unio marshii B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 118, pl. 5, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151028, Lake Woodruff, Fla.
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Unio nolani B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 116, pl. 4, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151030, St. Johns Riv., Fla.
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Unio orcuttii S.H. Wright, 1888.
S.H. Wright, 1888, West Amer. Scientist: 60, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_308971, Horse Cr., near Manatee R., Manatee Co., Fla.
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Unio simpsoni B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 117, pl. 5, fig. 1.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List: unnumbered p. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151038, Lake Woodruff, Fla.
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Unio tryoni B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 120, pl. 6, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151036, Lake Woodruff, Fla.
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Unio dallii B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 119, pl. 6, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151037, Lake Woodruff, Fla.
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Unio dorei B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 115, pl. 3, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151034, Lake Monroe, Volusia Co., Fla.
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Unio hinkleyi B.H. Wright, 1888.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 117, pl. 4, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151033, Lake Monroe, Volusia Co., Fla.
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Unio ferrissii Marsh, 1891.
Marsh, 1891, Nautilus: 30.
Simpson, 1892, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 423, pl. 66, figs. 1-2.
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Unio leonensis Simpson, 1892.
‘Wright’ Simpson, 1892, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 419, pl. 62, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_91141, Lake Woodruff, near DeLeon, Fla.
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Unio oscari B.H. Wright, 1892.
B.H. Wright, 1892, Nautilus: 124.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_123526 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1967), Lake Osceola, a creek from Winter Park, Florida.
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Unio subluridus Simpson, 1892.
Simpson, 1892, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 432, pl. 83, figs. 3-4.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 743.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_104002, Orange Springs, Volusia Co., Florida.
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Unio buxtoni B.H. Wright, 1897.
B.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus: 55.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_150131, Lakes of Marion Co., Fla.
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Unio diazensis S.H. Wright, 1897.
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus: 5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149652, Lake Diaz, Volusia Co., Florida.
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Unio pinei B.H. Wright, 1897.
B.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus: 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_150127, Hernando Cr., Fla. [not the published type locality].
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Unio suttoni B.H. Wright, 1897.
B.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus: 56.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_150129, Lakes of Marion Co., Fla.
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Unio caloosaensis Dall, 1898.
Dall, 1898, Trans. Wagner Free Inst.: 688, pl. 25, figs. 5, 12 b.
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Unio tenuisculus Frierson, 1911.
Frierson, 1911, Nautilus: 29, pl. 1, figs. 4-6.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE UMMZ_96312 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1972), Reedy Lake, Polk Co., Florida.
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Unio buckey de Gregorio, 1914.
‘Lea’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano: 54.
(error for Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843)
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Unio (Elliptio) sanctorumjohanium B.H. Wright, 1933.
B.H. Wright, 1933, Nautilus: 17, pl. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_424738, L. Druid, Floral City, Citrus Co., Florida.
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Elliptio maywebbae B.H. Wright, 1934.
B.H. Wright, 1934, Nautilus: 28.
B.H. Wright, 1934, Nautilus: pl. 13, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_425354, Seminole Springs, Florida.
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Unio (Elliptio) webbianus B.H. Wright, 1934.
B.H. Wright, 1934, Nautilus: 94, pl. 10, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_424923, L. Consuelo, Citrus Co., Florida.
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Unio (Elliptio) webbianus hartii B.H. Wright, 1934.
B.H. Wright, 1934, Nautilus: 95, pl. 10, figs. 3-4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio webbianus B.H. Wright, 1934)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_424925, L. Consuelo, Citrus Co., Florida.
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Unio (Elliptio) sanctrumjohanium R.I. Johnson, 1972.
‘B.H. Wright’ R.I. Johnson, 1972, Bull. Fla. State Mus.: 212.
(error for Unio sanctorumjohanium B.H. Wright, 1933)
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