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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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nominal species Unio cuprinus Lea, 1831


Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 94, pl. 12, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86121, Mexico.

= Popenaias metallica

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Nephronaias (Popenaias) metallica (Say, 1831) — (Haas, 1969)
+ Elliptio (Popenaias) metallicus (Say, 1831) — (Frierson, 1927)
+ Lampsilis (Proptera) metallica (Say, 1831) — (Simpson, 1914)
+ Lampsilis (Proptera) metallicus (Say, 1831) — (Simpson, 1900)
= Unio (Simonaias) cuprinus Lea, 1831 — (Martens, 1900)
= Unio (Simonaias) cuprinus I. Lea, 1830 — (Fischer & Crosse, 1894)
= Margaron (Unio) cuprinus (Lea) — (Lea, 1870)
= Unio cuprinus Lea, 1831 — (Sowerby, 1868)
= Unio (Naidea) cuprinus Lea — (Adams & Adams, 1857)
+ Unio metallicus Say, 1830 — (Conrad, 1853)
= Margaron (Unio) cuprinus (Lea) — (Lea, 1852)
= Unio cuprinus Lea — (Hanley, 1843)
= Margarita (Unio) cuprinus (Lea, 1831) — (Lea, 1836)
+ Unio metallicus Say — (Ferussac, 1835)

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