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

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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Potamilus alatus

nominal species Metaptera megaptera Rafinesque, 1820


Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 300, pl. 80, figs. 20-22 [also as ‘Unio megaptera’].
Chenu, 1845, Biblio. Conch. 3: 15, pl. 1, figs. 20-22.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 44.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20211, Ohio River.

= Potamilus alatus

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817) — He & Zhuang, 2013
+ Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817) — Watters et al., 2009
+ Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817) — Williams et al., 2008
+ Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817) — Parmalee & Bogan, 1998
+ Potamilus alatus (Say) — Strayer & Jirka, 1997
+ Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817) — Oesch, 1984
+ Proptera alata (Say, 1817) — R.I. Johnson, 1980
+ Proptera alata (Say, 1816) — Burch, 1975
+ Proptera alata (Say, 1817) — Clarke, 1973
+ Proptera alata (Say, 1817) — Haas, 1969
= Proptera alata megaptera (Rafinesque, 1820) — F.C. Baker, 1928
+ Lampsilis alatus Say — Vanatta, 1915
+ Lampsilis (Proptera) alata (Say, 1817) — Simpson, 1914
+ Lampsilis (Proptera) alatus (Say, 1816) — Simpson, 1900
- NO OPINION — Lea, 1870
+ Metaptera alata (Say) — Conrad, 1853
= Unio (Metaptera) megapterus (Raf.) — Mörch, 1853
- NO OPINION — Lea, 1852
+ Unio alatus Say — Küster, 1848
+ Unio alatus Say, 1817 — Conrad, 1836
- NO OPINION — Lea, 1836
+ Symphynota alata Lea [sic] — Ferussac, 1835
= Metaptera megapteraRafinesque, 1820

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