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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 Clarke (1985), 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

Clarke, A.H. 1985. The tribe Alasmidontini (Unionidae: Anodontinae), Part II: Lasmigona and Simpsonaias. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (399). iii + 75 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Elasmigena Clarke, 1985
‘Herrmannsen’ Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (399): 2.
(error for Elasmogena Herrmannsen, 1852)

Attributed Species Names

Unio pertenius Clarke, 1985
‘Lea’ Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (399): l51.
(error for Unio pertenuis Lea, 1863)

Lasmigona (Lasmigona) complanata alabamensis Clarke, 1985
Clarke, 1985, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (399): 36, fig. 10.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Alasmodonta complanata Barnes, 1823)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_809996, Coosa River, (Alabama River Dr.), H. Neely Henry Lake, Calhoun Co., Alabama.

Taxonomic Opinions

Lasmigona (Alasminota) holstonia (Lea, 1838)
+ Sulcularia badia Rafinesque, 1831
+ Margaritana etowaensis Conrad, 1849
+ Margaritana etowahensis Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana georgiana Lea, 1859
+ Alasmodonta impressa J.G. Anthony, 1865
+ Unio holstonianus Sowerby, 1868

Lasmigona (Platynaias) compressa (Lea, 1829)
+ Unio alasmodontina Lea, 1829
+ Unio compressus var. plebius C.B. Adams, 1842
+ Margaron (Unio) pressus Lea, 1852

Lasmigona (Platynaias) decorata (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio charlottensis Lea, 1863
+ Unio insolidus Lea, 1872

Lasmigona (Platynaias) subviridis (Conrad, 1835)
+ Unio viridis Conrad, 1835
+ Unio tappanianus Lea, 1838
+ Unio hyalinus Lea, 1845
+ Margaritana quadrata Lea, 1861
+ Unio pertenuis Lea, 1863

Lasmigona (s.s.) complanata alabamensis Clarke, 1985

Lasmigona (s.s.) complanata complanata (Barnes, 1823)
+ Unio gigas Swainson, 1824
+ Unio katherinae Lea, 1838
+ Complanaria gigas Swainson, 1840

Lasmigona (s.s.) costata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Alasmodonta rugosa Barnes, 1823
+ Amblasmodon hians Rafinesque, 1831
+ Lasmigona costata var. ereganensis Grier, 1918
+ Lasmigona costata pepinensis F.C. Baker, 1928
+ Lasmigona costata nuda F.C. Baker, 1928

Simpsonaias ambigua (Say, 1825)
+ Unio hildrethianus Lea, 1834
+ Alasmidonta dubia Ferussac, 1835

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