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

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This page documents data for Simpson (1896), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Simpson, C.T. 1896. The classification and geographical distribution of the pearly fresh-water mussels. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 18: 295-343.

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Attributed Genus Names

Lepidodesma Simpson, 1896
Simpson, 1896, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18: 311.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 586.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 237.
Type species: Unio languilati Heude, 1874 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 586) = Lepidodesma languilati

Attributed Species Names

Unio mitchelli Dall, 1896
Simpson in Dall, 1896, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18: 5.
Simpson, 1896, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18: 371, pl. 32, figs. 1-3.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 711.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 622.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_128364, Guadalupe R., Victoria Co., Texas.

Taxonomic Opinions

Lepidodesma aligerus (Heude)

Lepidodesma languilati (Heude)

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