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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 | Fusconaia masoni

nominal species Unio merus Lea, 1852


Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 260 [16], pl. 15, fig. 10.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85698, Abbeville District, S.C.

= Fusconaia masoni

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Fusconaia masoni (Conrad, 1834) — Burch, 1975
+ Pleurobema (Lexingtonia) masoni (Conrad, 1834) — R.I. Johnson, 1970
+ Elliptio (s.s.) masoni (Conrad, 1834) — Haas, 1969
+ Elliptio (s.s.) masoni (Conrad, 1834) — Frierson, 1927
= Unio (sec. Elliptio) merus Lea, 1852 — Simpson, 1914
= Unio (sec. Elliptio) merus Lea, 1852 — Simpson, 1900
= Unio merus Lea, 1852 — B.H. Wright, 1888
= Margaron (Unio) merus (Lea) — Lea, 1870
= Unio merus Lea, 1852 — Conrad, 1853
= Margaron (Unio) merus (Lea) — Lea, 1852

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