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

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nominal species Margarita (Unio) paliatus Lea, 1836

“Ravenel’s letter” Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 22. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33. [nomen nudum]
‘Ravenel’s Letter’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM USNM_85658, Santee Canal, S.C.

= Elliptio complanata

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) errans Lea, 1856 — (Simpson, 1914)
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) errans Lea, 1856 — (Simpson, 1900)
= Margaron (Unio) paliatus (Ravenel’s letter) — (Lea, 1870)
= Unio paliatus Lea, 1845 — (Conrad, 1853)
+ Unio confertus Lea — (Hanley, 1843)
= Margarita (Unio) paliatus “Ravenel’s letter” Lea, 1836 — (Lea, 1836)

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