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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 rostrum Lea, 1861


Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 201 [23], pl. 29, fig. 270.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85556, Davidson Co., N.C.

= 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 wheatleyi (Lea, 1857) — Haas, 1969
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus-catawbensis (Lea, 1862) — Frierson, 1927
= Unio (sec. Elliptio) rostrum Lea, 1862 — Simpson, 1914
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) catawbensis Lea, 1862 — Simpson, 1900
= Unio rostrum Lea — B.H. Wright, 1888
= Margaron (Unio) rostrum (Lea) — Lea, 1870

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