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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Pleurobemini | Elliptio complanata

nominal species Unio purpureus Say, 1817


Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
(renamed Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)

= Elliptio complanata

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — (Burch, 1975)
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — (R.I. Johnson, 1970)
+ Elliptio (s.s.) violaceus violaceus (Spengler, 1793) — (Haas, 1969)
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus (Dillwyn, 1817) — (Frierson, 1927)
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) complanatus (‘Solander’ Dillwyn, 1817) — (Simpson, 1914)
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) complanatus (Solander) Dillwyn, 1817 — (Simpson, 1900)
+ Margaron (Unio) complanata (Solan.) — (Lea, 1870)
+ Naia complanatus (Lea) [sic] — (Perkins, 1869)
= Unio purpureus Say, 1817 — (Sowerby, 1868)
+ Unio complanatus Solander — (Küster, 1856)
+ Unio complanatus Solander — (Conrad, 1853)
= Unio (Elliptio) purpureus Say — (Mörch, 1853)
+ Margaron (Unio) complanatus (Soland. Dill.) — (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio complanatus Lea — (Hanley, 1843)
+ Unio complanatus — (DeKay, 1843)
+ Margarita (Unio) complanata (‘Solander’ Dillwyn, 1817) — (Lea, 1836)
+ Unio complanatus Soland., Dilw. — (Ferussac, 1835)
+ Unio complanata Soland — (Ravenel, 1834)
+ Unio complanatus (Solander) — (Lea, 1834)
+ Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819 — (Menke, 1830)
+ Unio complanatus Solander MSS. — (Lea, 1829)
= Unio purpureus ? — (Bory de St. Vincent, 1827)
= Unio (Elliptio) purpureus Say — (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819 — (Lamarck, 1819)
= Unio purpureus Say, 1817 — (Say, 1819)
= Unio purpureus Say, 1817 — (Say, 1817)

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