MUSSELp
 
MUSSELpdb
 
 
Taxonomy
 
 
Geography
 
 
 

Page last updated
Thu 08 Apr 2021

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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

Search the database pages:

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

nominal species Unio decumbens Lea, 1861


Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 87 [291], pl. 12, fig. 236.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86150, Alabama.

= Elliptio complanata

Taxonomic Opinions

- NO OPINION — Williams et al., 2008
= Margaritifera decumbens Lea, 1861 — D.G. Smith, 2001
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — Burch, 1975
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — R.I. Johnson, 1970
= Margaritifera decumbens (Lea, 1861) — Haas, 1969
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus (Dillwyn, 1817) — Frierson, 1927
= Margaritana decumbens (Lea, 1861) — Simpson, 1914
= Margaritana decumbens (Lea, 1861) — Simpson, 1900
= Unio decumbens Lea — B.H. Wright, 1888
= Margaron (Unio) decumbens (Lea) — Lea, 1870
= Unio decumbens Lea, 1861 — Sowerby, 1868

Page updated: 08:20:33 Thu 08 Apr 2021

 
NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."