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

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nominal species Lampsilis metallica ganina Pilsbry, 1910

Pilsbry, 1910, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 61: 539, pl. 27, fig. 6.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio metallicus Say, 1831)
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_99523A, Ganina River, 3 mi SW San Dieguito, Mexico.

= Popenaias metallica

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Nephronaias (Popenaias) metallica (Say, 1831) — (Haas, 1969)
= Elliptio (Popenaias) metallicus var. ganinus (Pilsbry) — (Haas, 1929)
= Elliptio (Popenaias) metallicus-ganinus (Pilsbry, 1909) — (Frierson, 1927)
= Lampsilis (Proptera) metallicus var. ganinus Pilsbry, 1909 — (Simpson, 1914)
= Lampsilis metallica ganina n. subsp. — (Pilsbry, 1910)

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