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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 complanata

nominal species Unio catawbensis Lea, 1857


Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 104.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 54 [58], pl. 1, fig. 200.
(new name for Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85547, Catawba R., N.C.

= Elliptio complanata

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — Bieler, 2021
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — Burch, 1975
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — R.I. Johnson, 1970
+ Elliptio (s.s.) violaceus wheatleyi (Lea, 1857) — Haas, 1969
= Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus-catawbensis (Lea, 1862) — Frierson, 1927
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) rostrum Lea, 1862 — Simpson, 1914
- NO OPINION — de Gregorio, 1914
= Unio (sec. Elliptio) catawbensis Lea, 1862 — Simpson, 1900
= Unio catawbensis Lea — B.H. Wright, 1888
= Margaron (Unio) catawbensis (Lea) — Lea, 1870

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