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

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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Pleurobemini | Elliptio purpurella

nominal species Unio purpurellus Lea, 1857


Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 198 [16], pl. 23, fig. 81.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85675, Flint R., Albany, Georgia.

= Elliptio purpurella

Taxonomic Opinions

= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Graf & Cummings, 2021
= Elliptio purpurellaInoue et al., 2018
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Williams et al., 2017
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Williams et al., 2014
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Campbell & Lydeard, 2012
= Elliptio purpurellusHaag, 2012
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Williams et al., 2011
= Elliptio purpurella Lea, 1857 — Bogan, 2010
= Elliptio purpurellaCummings & Graf, 2010
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Williams et al., 2008
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Graf & Cummings, 2007
= Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857) — Brim Box & Williams, 2000
+ Elliptio arctata (Conrad, 1834) — Parmalee & Bogan, 1998
+ Elliptio (s.s.) nigella (Lea, 1853) — Burch, 1975
+ Elliptio (s.s.) nigellus (Lea, 1853) — Haas, 1969
+ Elliptio strigosus (Lea, 1840) — Clench & Turner, 1956
+ Elliptio (s.s.) nigellus (Lea, 1853) — Frierson, 1927
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) arctatus var. tortivus Lea, 1840 — Simpson, 1914
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) arctatus var. tortivus Lea, 1840 — Simpson, 1900
= Unio purpurellus Lea — B.H. Wright, 1888
= Margaron (Unio) purpurellus (Lea) — Lea, 1870

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